BIOTIC Species Information for Abietinaria abietina
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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 from the Arctic south to the Mediterranean although mostly recorded from the British Isles and Ireland. Also found on the east and west coasts of Canada.
Biogeographic rangeBoreal to warm temperate. Depth range10 m to offshore and on strandline
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesBedrock
Large to very large boulders
Small boulders
Cobbles
Physiographic preferences
Biological zone Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow Salinity
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Foster-Smith, 2000, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b,
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