BIOTIC Species Information for Corystes cassivelaunus
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
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 from Sweden to Portugal and in the Mediterrean off the coasts of Malta.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate to warm temperate. Depth range0 - 90 m
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesCoarse clean sand
Fine clean sand
Sandy mud
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 Hayward et al., 1996, Hiscock et al, 2001, NBN, 2002, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Ingle, 1980, Warner, 1977, Hayward & Ryland, 1990, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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