Species of least concern
Continental shelf between 0 and 150 m depth; usually not deeper than 50 m.Found on hard substrates: rock or hard mud. The animals are nocturnal and territorial, living in holes or crevices.
Eastern Atlantic from northwestern Norway (Lofoten Islands) south to the Azores and the Atlantic coast of Morocco. Also along the northwest coast of the Black Sea. and in the Mediterranean. Not present in the Baltic Sea.
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