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Coastal Area 15404 Adjacent waters of Cape Nomo

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
Area (km2) 50

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 Cape Nomo and Kaba Island in Nagasaki Prefecture. Bank swallow, fork-tailed swift, blue rock thrush, and other birds have been confirmed here.

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2) 1.1
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 3.2
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 47
Rate of natural coast (%) 61.1
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 1
Riparia riparia (Sand Martin)
Criteria 2
Apus pacificus (Pacific Swift)[Br/Ne]
Monticola solitarius (Blue Rock-thrush)[Br/Ne]
Riparia riparia (Sand Martin)[Br/Ne]
Takifugu rubripes (Japanese pufferfish)[Sp]
Paralichthys olivaceus (Bastard halibut)[Sp]
Sardinops melanostictus (Japanese pilchard)[Sp]
Scomber japonicus (Chub mackerel)[Sp]
Pagrus major (Red seabream)[Sp]
Sepioteuthis lessoniana (Bigfin Reef Squid)
Criteria 7
<Bivalva, Gastropoda>
Clithon sowerbianus
<Vascular Plants>
Carex rugulosa

* 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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