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Coastal Area 13608 Adjacent waters of Kurosegawa River mouth

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture
Area (km2) 3

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected by experts due to endangered species are found.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters in the vicinity of the mouth of the Kurosegawa River in Hiro, within the city of Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture. These waters are habitat to the zoogeographically important Gymnogobius cylindricus (an endangered species), distributed only in very limited places in the Seto Inland Sea and the Ariake Sea (Suzuki et al., 2006; Shigeta, 2008) .

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2) 0.2
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 0.132
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 0
Rate of natural coast (%) 0
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 2
Octopus vulgaris (Common octopus)
Criteria 3
Anguilla japonica (Japanese eel)
Criteria 7
<Vascular Plants>
Aster tripolium (Sea aster)

* 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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