BIOTIC Species Information for Ophiura albida
Click here to view the MarLIN Key Information Review for Ophiura albida
Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandCommon all around Britain.
Global distributionNorthern Norway to the Azores and the Med.
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth range4 - 850 m
MigratoryInsufficient info.   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesFine 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 InformationMostly sublittoral on a variety of soft substrata.
Distribution References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hayward et al., 1996, Hayward & Ryland, 1990, Julie Bremner, unpub data, Mortensen, 1927,
About MarLIN | Contact, Enquiries & Feedback | Terms & Conditions | Funding | Glossary | Accessibility | Privacy | Sponsorship

Creative Commons License BIOTIC (Biological Traits Information Catalogue) by MarLIN (Marine Life Information Network) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license are available at http://www.marlin.ac.uk/termsandconditions.php. Note that images and other media featured on this page are each governed by their own terms and conditions and they may or may not be available for reuse. Based on a work at www.marlin.ac.uk.