BIOTIC Species Information for Pandalus borealis
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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 north-east coasts of Britain.
Global distributionFound in northern Europe from Russia to Sweden and the North Sea, off the coasts of Iceland and Greenland, in the north-western Atlantic and the north-eastern Pacific of the coasts off Canada.
Biogeographic rangeArctic-boreal to temperate. Depth rangeFrom 20 m to 600 m depth.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesMuddy gravel
Sandy mud
Muddy sand
Mud
Mixed
Gravelley sand
Gravelly mud
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Biological zoneLower Infralittoral
Upper 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, Shumway et al., 1985,
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