BIOTIC Species Information for Galathea spp.
Researched byDan Bayley
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandAll Great Britain
Global distributionMediterranean to Scandinavia.
Biogeographic range Depth range10 - 600 m dependent on species.
Distribution Additional InformationGalathea nexa uncommon and restricted to south and west coasts of the Britsish Isles.

Substratum preferences Physiographic preferences
Biological zone Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow Salinity
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Bull, 1937,
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