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Coastal Area 14004 Adjacent waters of Cape Kamato, Bungo Channel

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Relevant municipalities Saiki, Tsukumi, Oita Prefecture
Area (km2) 75

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Selected by MARXAN software.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These waters extend from the city of Saiki and Hoto Island in the city of Tsukumi to Cape Kamato, all of which are located in Oita Prefecture. They include the spawning waters of multiple species of fish.

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2)
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 2.2
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 21.2
Rate of natural coast (%) 63.9
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 2
Engraulis japonicus (Japanese anchovy)[Sp]
Seriola quinqueradiata (Japanese amberjack)[Sp]
Trachurus japonicus (Japanese jack mackerel)[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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