BIOTIC Species Information for Amphipholis squamata
Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandWidely distributed throughout the British Isles and Ireland. It is often overlooked, and therefore probably under recorded.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe, the Mediterranean, western India, eastern China, Australia and New Zealand, and on the eastern and western shores of the United States and Canada.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate to warm temperate. Depth range0 - 250 m
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesGravel / shingle
Physiographic preferences
Biological zone Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow Salinity
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Hayward et al., 1996, Mortensen, 1927, Hayward & Ryland, 1995a, Picton, 1993, NBN, 2002, JNCC, 1999, Picton & Costello, 1998, Fish & Fish, 1996, Foster-Smith, 2000, Hayward & Ryland, 1990, Mortensen, 1927,
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