BIOTIC Species Information for Sagartia elegans
Researched byDr Paul Somerfield & Prof. Richard Warwick Data supplied byPML
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandWidespread through Britain and Ireland.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe from Scandinavia to Portugal, although mostly recorded around the British Isles and Ireland.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate. Depth rangeLower shore to 50 m.
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesGravel / shingle
Physiographic preferences
Biological zone Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow Salinity
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Manuel, 1988, Stephenson, 1935, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, NBN, 2002, Fish & Fish, 1996, Tebble, 1976,
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