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Coastal Area 15407 Southern Omura Bay

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Togitsu, Nagayo, Isahaya, Nagasaki Prefecture
Area (km2) 33

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected by MARXAN software.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters of southern Omura Bay. Angustassiminea castanea and others live here.

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2) 0.8
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 0.4
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 26.4
Rate of natural coast (%) 56
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 1
<Bivalva, Gastropoda>
Angustassiminea castanea
Criteria 2
Neophocaena phocaenoides (Fineless porpoise)
Larus crassirostris (Black-tailed Gull)
Larus crassirostris (Black-tailed Gull)[Br/Ne]
Larus argentatus (European Herring Gull)
Branchiostegus japonicus (Horsehead tilefish)[Sp]
Trachurus japonicus (Japanese jack mackerel)[Sp]
Sardinops melanostictus (Japanese pilchard)[Sp]
Scomber japonicus (Chub mackerel)[Sp]
Criteria 3
<Bivalva, Gastropoda>
Stenothyra japonica
Criteria 7
<Vascular Plants>
Aster tripolium (Sea aster)

* 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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