BIOTIC Species Information for Distomus variolosus
Researched byDr Paul Somerfield & Prof. Richard Warwick Data supplied byPML
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandRecorded in west Sussex, south Devon and Cornwall, Lundy, south and south-west Wales, south-east and western Ireland, north Wales, Isle of Man and the sound between Gighay and Hellisay in the Outer Hebrides.
Global distributionFound in north-west Europe from south-west British coasts south to the coasts of Portugal.
Biogeographic rangeTemperate. Depth rangeLower shore to 20 m.
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesBedrock
Large to very large boulders
Physiographic preferences
Biological zone Wave exposure
Tidal stream strength/Water flow Salinity
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Millar, 1970, Berril, 1950, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Picton & Costello, 1998, JNCC, 1999, NBN, 2002,
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