Tubulanus polymorphus

Tubulanus polymorphus Renier

Biological Flags

  • Ecosystem: Marine
Languages: English

Overview

General Description

body uniformly reddish-orange or yellow-orange gradually getting pale toward the posterior, without a conspicuous color pattern, rounded head, lateral sensory organs are present

Ecology

Habitat

intertidal in sand and silt, lower shore intertidal under stones to shallow sublittoral depths of 45-50m or more, on mud, sandy mud, sand, or gravel bottoms, beneath stones, in laminarian holdfasts or among mussels and other growths

Distribution

cosmopolitan: Pacific coast of North America (Alaska to Puget Sound, Washington), Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic coast, North Sea, Channel and Irish Sea coasts of Europe, East Africa