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Found in the Channel Isles but absent from the coasts of Britain and Ireland.
Found on the coast of Brittany, and south to the Mediterranean, Azores and Canary Islands.
Found on rocky shores, from MLW to depths of about 40 m, commonly feeding on rocks covered with encrusting red algae.
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Last Updated: 13/02/2007