BIOTIC Species Information for Inachus dorsettensis
Researched byRose Edwards Data supplied byMarLIN
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Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandWidely distributed around the British Isles with sparse records along the east coast of England and west coast of Ireland.
Global distributionNorway to S. Africa and Med ( Hayward & Ryland, 1995).
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth rangeTo at least 300 m depth (Ingle, 1997).
MigratoryInsufficient information   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesPebbles
Coarse clean sand
Fine clean sand
Sandy mud
Muddy sand
Physiographic preferencesInsufficient information
Biological zoneInsufficient information
Wave exposureInsufficient information
Tidal stream strength/Water flowInsufficient information
SalinityInsufficient information
Habitat Preferences Additional InformationInachus dorsettensis was found to be scarce on coarse substrata and most abundant on muddy sand near the Isle of Mann (Hartnoll et al., 1993).
Distribution References Crothers & Crothers, 1988, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Ingle, 1997, Ingle, 1980, JNCC, 1999, NBN, 2002, Ingle, 1996, Hartnoll et al., 1993,
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