BIOTIC Species Information for Astarte sulcata
Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandRecorded at sites in Shetland and Orkney, the Northumberland coast south to Druridge Bay; the Llyn Peninsula and the Irish Sea, south Isle of Man and the west coast of Scotland. Also recorded from Torr Head to Carlingford Lough in Ireland.
Global distributionFound from southern Norway, south to north west Africa and the Mediterranean.
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth range
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesGravel / shingle
Muddy gravel
Muddy sand
Physiographic preferencesInsufficient information
Biological zoneInsufficient information
Wave exposureInsufficient information
Tidal stream strength/Water flowInsufficient information
SalinityInsufficient information
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Bruce et al., 1963, Foster-Smith, 2000, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hayward et al., 1996, Tebble, 1976, JNCC, 1999, NBN, 2002, Seaward, 1982, Seaward, 1990, Mackie et al., 1995, Hayward & Ryland, 1990,
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