BIOTIC Species Information for Upogebia spp.
Researched byDr Paul Somerfield & Prof. Richard Warwick Data supplied byPML
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound on many British and Irish coasts from the Shetlands to the Isles of Scilly although more common in the English Channel and the Irish Sea.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe, off the north-west coasts of the Atlantic, the southern coasts of Brazil, north-western coasts of Canada, southern Africa and Madagascar, and south-east mainland Asia.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate to warm temperate. Depth rangeLWST to 40 m.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesMuddy sand
Physiographic preferences
Biological zone Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow Salinity
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Hayward et al., 1996, MBA, 1957, Bruce et al., 1963, Campbell, 1982,
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