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Coastal Area 13306 Yuki, Hiwasa coast

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Minami, Tokushima Prefecture
Area (km2) 35

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected by MARXAN software.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

This coast includes the ports of Yuki and Hiwasa. The Hiwasa Ohama coast is a loggerhead turtle spawning ground as well as a natural monument (Ministry of the Environment, 2001).

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2)
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 1.5
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 25.5
Rate of natural coast (%) 77.4
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 1
Lates japonicus (Japanese lates)
Lateolabrax latus (Blackfin seabass)
<Bivalva, Gastropoda>
Stenomelania rufescens
Corbicula japonica
Criteria 2
Apus pacificus (Pacific Swift)[Br/Ne]
Monticola solitarius (Blue Rock-thrush)[Br/Ne]
Larus crassirostris (Black-tailed Gull)
Larus crassirostris (Black-tailed Gull)[Br/Ne]
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)[Br/Ne]
Egretta sacra (Pacific Reef-egret)[Br/Ne]
Caretta caretta (Loggerhead Turtle)
Parapristipoma trilineatum (Chicken grunt)[Sp]
Engraulis japonicus (Japanese anchovy)[Sp]
Trachurus japonicus (Japanese jack mackerel)[Sp]
Sepioteuthis lessoniana (Bigfin Reef Squid)
Criteria 3
Sterna albifrons (Little Tern)
Lates japonicus (Japanese lates)
<Bivalva, Gastropoda>
Stenomelania rufescens
Criteria 7
Caretta caretta (Loggerhead Turtle)
<Bivalva, Gastropoda>
Stenomelania rufescens
Corbicula japonica
<Vascular Plants>
Carex rugulosa[Ex]
Triglochin asiaticum
Artemisia fukudo
Criteria 8
<Natural Monuments>
Spawning grounds of Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta) at Ohama-kaigan <Ohama-kaigan no umigame oyobi sono sanranchi (in Japanese)>

* 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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