BIOTIC Species Information for Mysella bidentata
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandWidespread around the British Isles but with very few records from Ireland.
Global distributionIts distribution ranges from Norway to west Africa and the Mediterranean.
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth range0 - 100 m
MigratoryInsufficient info.   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesSee additional information
Muddy sand
Physiographic preferencesInsufficient information
Biological zoneInsufficient information
Wave exposureInsufficient information
Tidal stream strength/Water flowInsufficient information
SalinityInsufficient information
Habitat Preferences Additional InformationMysella bidentata is found on fine gravel, dead oyster valves, burrows of Golfingia and associated with Amphiura brachiata (Hayward & Ryland, 1995b).
Distribution References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, NBN, 2002, JNCC, 1999, Picton & Costello, 1998, Hayward & Ryland, 1990, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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