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Coastal Area 14403 Adjacent waters of Cape Kishigazaki, Tanegashima Island

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Nishinoomote, Kagoshima Prefecture
Area (km2) 10

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected due to high levels for the criteria 8, and selected by MARXAN software.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters in the vicinity of Cape Kishiga on the north side of Tanegashima Island. They have similar distinguishing features to the waters of 14402.

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2)
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2)
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 9.1
Rate of natural coast (%) 82.9
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 2
Scomber australasicus (Blue mackerel)[Sp]
Trachurus japonicus (Japanese jack mackerel)[Sp]
Sardinops melanostictus (Japanese pilchard)[Sp]
Criteria 3
Cicindela sumatrensis niponensis

* 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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