BIOTIC Species Information for Echinocyamus pusillus
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound on most British and Irish coasts although rare off south-east Britain.
Global distributionFound in western Europe from Norway to the Azores and the Mediterranean and south to western Africa.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate to warm temperate. Depth range0 - 1250 m
MigratoryInsufficient info.   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesCoarse clean sand
Gravel / shingle
Physiographic preferences
Biological zone Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow Salinity
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Foster-Smith, 2000, Picton, 1993, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hayward & Ryland, 1990, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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