: In the 1976-1986 period Phyllodoce mucosa/maculata
was widely distributed in the entire near-coastal zone and reached a maximum density of 70 ind./m2. The species showed a similar distribution pattern in the 1994-2001 period. However, P. mucosa/maculata
was absent near the eastern coastal zone and higher densities (up to 1,500 ind./m2) were reached in the latter period.