BIOTIC Species Information for Pagurus prideauxi
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound on all British and Irish coasts.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe in the North Sea from the Shetlands to Denmark and north-east France and in the Mediterrean off the coasts of Tunisia.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate to warm temperate. Depth rangeFrom LWST to 90 m depth.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesMuddy gravel
Coarse clean sand
Fine clean sand
Sandy mud
Muddy sand
Mud
Gravelley sand
Muddy gravelly sand
Sandy gravelly mud
Gravelly mud
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Strait / sound
Sealoch
Estuary
Enclosed coast / Embayment
Biological zoneSublittoral Fringe
Upper Infralittoral
Lower Infralittoral
Upper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Wave exposureExposed
Moderately Exposed
Sheltered
Very Sheltered
Tidal stream strength/Water flowField unresearched
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Crothers & Hayeard, 2004, Ingle, 1993,
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