BIOTIC Species Information for Cerianthus lloydii
Researched byPenny Avant Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandRecorded all around the coast of Britain, except on the east coast between the Tees estuary and Harwich. It may be locally abundant in some places (Manuel, 1988; Hayward & Ryland, 1995b).
Global distributionFound around all western coasts of Europe from Greenland and Spitzbergen, south to Brittany (Manuel, 1988; Hayward & Ryland, 1995b).
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth rangeTo at least 100 m depth.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional InformationThe larvae but not adults have been recorded in the Mediterranean.

Substratum preferencesMuddy gravel
Coarse clean sand
Fine clean sand
Sandy mud
Muddy sand
Gravel / shingle
Physiographic preferences
Biological zone Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow Salinity
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References JNCC, 1999, Picton & Costello, 1998, Bruce et al., 1963, Hayward et al., 1996, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Manuel, 1988, Fish & Fish, 1996,
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