BIOTIC Species Information for Sertularia cupressina
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Researched byDr Paul Somerfield & Prof. Richard Warwick Data supplied byPML
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound on all British and Irish coasts.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe from Denmark to Portugal and on the east and west coasts of Canada.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate. Depth rangeExtreme low water spring tidal reach to 100 m or more.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesBedrock
Large to very large boulders
Cobbles
Small boulders
Physiographic preferencesEstuary
Enclosed coast / Embayment
Biological zone Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow SalinityReduced (18-30 psu)
Low (<18 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Fish & Fish, 1996,
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