BIOTIC Species Information for Dichelopandalus bonnieri
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound off the south-west coasts of Britain and Ireland, seldom found in the North Sea and absent from the English Channel.
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. Depth rangeFrom 33 m to 400 m depth.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesGravel / shingle
Muddy gravel
Coarse clean sand
Fine clean sand
Sandy mud
Muddy sand
Mixed
Biogenic reef
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Biological zoneUpper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Circalittoral Offshore
Bathybenthic (Bathyal)
Wave exposureNot relevant
Tidal stream strength/Water flowField unresearched
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References NBN, 2002, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Al-Adhub & Naylor, 1977, Al-Adhub & Bowers, 1977,
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