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Coastal Area 13502 Norhteastern Shodo Island

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Shodoshima, Tonosho, Kagawa Prefecture
Area (km2) 46

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected by MARXAN software.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters off northeastern Shodo Island. They are a breeding ground for multiple bird species, and a spawning grounds for multiple fish species.

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2) 0.1
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 1.2
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 49.6
Rate of natural coast (%) 72.4
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 1
<Bivalva, Gastropoda>
Angustassiminea castanea
Criteria 2
Neophocaena phocaenoides (Fineless porpoise)
Falco peregrinus (Peregrine Falcon)[Br/Ne]
Pandion haliaetus (Osprey)[Br/Ne]
Scomberomorus niphonius (Japanese Spanish mackerel)[Sp]
Octopus vulgaris (Common octopus)
Criteria 7
<Vascular Plants>
Artemisia fukudo

* 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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