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Coastal Area 13707 Adjacent waters of Yashima Island

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Kaminoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Area (km2) 44

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected by MARXAN software.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters in the vicinity of Yashima Island. They include the spawning grounds of multiple fish species.

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2)
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 0.5
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 12.2
Rate of natural coast (%) 75.9
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 2
Neophocaena phocaenoides (Fineless porpoise)
Ammodytes personatus (Japanese sand lance)[Sp]
Paralichthys olivaceus (Bastard halibut)[Sp]
Pagrus major (Red seabream)[Sp]

* 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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