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Coastal Area 15206 Adjacent waters of Cape Sata

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Minamiosumi, Kagoshima Prefecture
Area (km2) 81

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected due to high levels for the criteria 7

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters in the vicinity of Cape Sata. These waters are green turtle feeding ground (Kamezaki, not yet published), and highly diverse reef shores line Cape Sata (Okuda et al., 2004; Nakaoka et al., 2006).

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2)
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 0.096
Coral reef coverage (km2) 0.1
Natural coast (km) 55.1
Rate of natural coast (%) 91.1
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 2
Apus pacificus (Pacific Swift)[Br/Ne]
Calonectris leucomelas (Streaked Shearwater)
Calonectris leucomelas (Streaked Shearwater)[Br/Ne]
Egretta sacra (Pacific Reef-egret)[Br/Ne]
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]
Pagrus major (Red seabream)[Sp]
Criteria 3
Cicindela anchoralis
Criteria 4
Calonectris leucomelas (Streaked Shearwater)

* 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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