Distribution

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Distribution

Barring a single exception the distribution of Capitella capitata/minima is limited to the near-coastal zone. In the 1976-1986 period the complex was found in the entire near-coastal zone with a low frequency of occurrence. In the 1994-2001 period the complex of species had a higher relative occurence, but its distribution was limited to the western near-coastal zone. Its maximum density increased from 40 ind./m2 in the 1976-1986 period to 700 ind./m2 in the 1994-2001 period.

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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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