BIOTIC Species Information for Ditrupa arietina
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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 off the north-east coasts of Scotland as well as the south Celtic Sea and south-west Ireland.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe off the coasts of Britain and Ireland, in the Mediterranean off the coasts of Greece and in east and south-east Asia off the coasts of Thailand and China.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate to warm temperate. Depth range
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesCoarse clean sand
Fine clean sand
Sandy mud
Muddy sand
Mud
Muddy gravelly sand
Sandy gravelly mud
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Biological zoneUpper Infralittoral
Lower Infralittoral
Upper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Circalittoral Offshore
Wave exposureExposed
Moderately Exposed
Sheltered
Tidal stream strength/Water flowField unresearched
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Gremare et al.,1998, Jordana et al., 2000, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b,
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