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Coastal Area 13613 South coast of Nakajima Island

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture
Area (km2) 25

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 south coast of Nakajima Island. The south coast of Nakajima Island is one of the rare habitats of Ikedosoma gogoshimense. Lingula anatina and Solemyidae have been confirmed to live here as well. In addition, distribution of Cavernularia obesa has been confirmed here at low tide during the spring tide (Itani, personal communication).

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2)
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 0.3
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 2.9
Rate of natural coast (%) 22.4
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

# Criteria 2
Ammodytes personatus (Japanese sand lance)[Sp]
Paralichthys olivaceus (Bastard halibut)[Sp]
Criteria 3
<Bivalva, Gastropoda>
Littorina brevicula

* 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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