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Coastal Area 10104 Adjacent waters of Todo Island

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Sarufutsu, Hokkaido Prefecture
Area (km2) 17

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected by experts due to the high aggregation of Stellaer sea lion on the Todo Rock.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters off the coast of Hokkaido's Sarufutsu Village and in the vicinity of Todo Island. The waters in the vicinity of Todo Island are an important site of Steller sea lion migration and landing. The landing of as many as 150 Steller sea lions has been recorded here (Hattori and Yamamura, 2007; 2008; 2009; 2010; 2011; 2012; 2013; 2014b), and this is also an important landing place for seals.

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2)
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 1.3
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 4.9
Rate of natural coast (%) 79.6
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 1
Phoca largha (Larga Seal (Spotted Seal))
Eumetopias jubatus (Steller's Sea-lion)
Criteria 2
Sebastes schlegelii (Korean rockfish)[Sp]
Clupea pallasii (Pacific herring)[Sp]

* This is the species list of which meet the criteria. In that matter, this list does not include all species that inhabit the individual area.
Abbreviation in the information is as follows.
[Br/Ne] : Adjacent water of breeding area or nesting site
[Sp] : spawning area
[Ad] : species not used for analysis but add to the list because inhabit information was collected later
[Ex] : species used for analysis but considered to be possibly extinct in the EBSA region (area)
No mark : data of species distribution


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