BIOTIC Species Information for Aporrhais serresianus
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Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound off the western coasts of Scotland and Ireland as well as the Shetland and Orkney Isles.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe from Norway to the Shetlands and south to the Azores and in the Meditteranean off the coasts of Greece, Malta and Tunisia.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate to warm temperate. Depth rangeFrom 10 m to 1000 m depth.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesFine clean sand
Sandy mud
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Biological zoneUpper Infralittoral
Lower Infralittoral
Upper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Circalittoral Offshore
Bathybenthic (Bathyal)
Wave exposureField unresearched
Tidal stream strength/Water flowField unresearched
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Seaward, 1982, Christensen, 1980,
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