BIOTIC Species Information for Trisopterus luscus
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Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound off all British and Irish coasts although less common off north-east Britain.
Global distributionFound in western Europe from Sweden and Iceland to southern Spain and Greece.
Biogeographic rangeCold temperate to warm temperate. Depth rangeFrom 30 m to 100 m depth.
MigratorySeasonal (reproduction)   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesSandy mud
Muddy sand
Bedrock
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Estuary
Biological zoneUpper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Circalittoral Offshore
Bathybenthic (Bathyal)
Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow SalinityVariable (18-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Dipper, 2001, Muus & Dahlstrom, 1974, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Whitehead et al., 1986, Wheeler, 1969, Cohen et al., 1990, Franca et al., 2004,
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