BIOTIC Species Information for Processa canaliculata
Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound on the south-west coasts of Britain and Ireland from the coasts of Devon as far north as the Isle of Man and as far west as County Kerry, less common in the North Sea.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe from the coasts of Denmark to north France, in the east Mediterranean off Greece and Turkey and in southern Africa off the coasts of South Africa.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate to warm temperate. Depth rangeFrom 5 m to 200 m depth.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesCoarse clean sand
Fine clean sand
Muddy sand
Gravelley sand
Muddy gravelly sand
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Biological zoneSublittoral Fringe
Upper Infralittoral
Lower Infralittoral
Upper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Wave exposureField unresearched
Tidal stream strength/Water flowField unresearched
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References JNCC, 1999, NBN, 2002, Al-Adhub & Williamson, 1975, Smaldon, 1979, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b,
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