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Coastal Area 14401 Offshore of Cape Sata

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Relevant municipalities
Area (km2) 83

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected due to high levels for the criteria 1and 4, and selected by MARXAN software.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters near the sea floor off Cape Sata. Here numerous species of Octocorals (Precious corals) are harvested.

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

Criteria 1
Acanthogorgia fusca
Narella irregularis
Placogorgia placoderma
Plumarella flabellata
Thouarella typica
Villogorgia brunnea
Criteria 2
Parapristipoma trilineatum (Chicken grunt)[Sp]
Engraulis japonicus (Japanese anchovy)[Sp]
Scomber australasicus (Blue mackerel)[Sp]
Trichiurus japonicus (Largehead hairtail)[Sp]
Seriola quinqueradiata (Japanese amberjack)[Sp]
Trachurus japonicus (Japanese jack mackerel)[Sp]
Sardinops melanostictus (Japanese pilchard)[Sp]
Criteria 3
Cicindela anchoralis
Criteria 4
Acanthogorgia fusca
Acis spinifera
Chrysogorgia arbuscula
Dendronephthya magnacantha
Dendronephthya splendens
Elasmogorgia ramosa
Fanellia tuberculata
Melithaea dichotoma
Muricella reticulata
Narella irregularis
Paracis placoderma
Parisis fruticosa
Placogorgia japonica
Placogorgia placoderma
Plumarella carinata
Plumarella flabellata
Siphonogorgia splendens
Thouarella typica
Villogorgia brunnea

* 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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