BIOTIC Species Information for Anapagurus laevis
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Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound on all British and Irish coasts.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe from Holland and north Scotland to north-west France, in the eastern mediterranean off the coasts of Greece and Turkey and in the north-east Atlantic off the coasts of the Azores.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate to warm temperate. Depth rangeFrom 20 m to 200 m, seldom down to 400 m.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesGravel / shingle
Muddy gravel
Muddy sand
Gravelley sand
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Strait / sound
Estuary
Enclosed coast / Embayment
Biological zoneSublittoral Fringe
Upper Infralittoral
Lower Infralittoral
Upper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Circalittoral Offshore
Wave exposureExposed
Moderately Exposed
Sheltered
Very Sheltered
Tidal stream strength/Water flowField unresearched
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References NBN, 2002, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hazlett, 1981,
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