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Coastal Area 13611 Offshore of Yanagiwara, Kanomine, Wada

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Relevant municipalities
Area (km2) 9

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected by experts as a unique submarged sandbank site where Leptocardia are prolific.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters in the area off the coast of the former city of Hojo (Yanagiwara, Kanomine, Wada; now merged with Matsuyama). These waters include sand bars where Branchiostoma japonicum are prolific (Ueda & Kamakura, 2006).

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

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

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source


* 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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