BIOTIC Species Information for Parablennius gattorugine
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Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandFound off most British and Irish coasts although more common in south-west Britain.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe from Denmark and Scotland to Portugal and in the Meditteranean Sea.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate to warm temperate. Depth rangeFrom 5 m to 30 m depth.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesBedrock
Cobbles
Pebbles
Algae
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Enclosed coast / Embayment
Biological zoneLower Eulittoral
Sublittoral Fringe
Upper Infralittoral
Lower Infralittoral
Upper Circalittoral
Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Wheeler, 1994, Hayward et al., 1996, NBN, 2002, Picton & Costello, 1998, FishBase, 2000, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Whitehead et al., 1986, Wheeler, 1969, Beldade et al., 2006,
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