BIOTIC Species Information for Ampelisca spinipes
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandRecorded in the North Sea, off the south-east coasts of Scotland and north-east England, in the western English Channel and throughout the Irish Sea up to northern Ireland and south-west Scotland.
Global distributionFound in western Europe from the Shetlands south to the Azores and the Mediterranean, and off the coasts of the north-west Atlantic.
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth range
MigratoryInsufficient info.   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesInsufficient information
Physiographic preferencesInsufficient information
Biological zoneInsufficient information
Wave exposureInsufficient information
Tidal stream strength/Water flowField unresearched
SalinityInsufficient information
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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