BIOTIC Species Information for Labrus mixtus
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Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound off most British and Irish coasts although noticably absent from the southern North Sea.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe around the British Isles and Ireland and also northern Denmark.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate. Depth rangeFrom 5 m to 200 m depth.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesBedrock
Algae
Cobbles
Pebbles
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Biological zoneSublittoral Fringe
Upper Infralittoral
Lower Infralittoral
Upper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Circalittoral Offshore
Bathybenthic (Bathyal)
Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Muus & Dahlstrom, 1974, JNCC, 1999, NBN, 2002, Picton & Costello, 1998, Dipper, 2001, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Whitehead et al., 1986, Wheeler, 1969,
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