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Coastal Area 16104 Yabase coast

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Relevant municipalities Kotoura, Hokuei, Tottori Prefecture
Area (km2) 8

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected due to high levels for the criteria 2.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters in the areas of the mouth of the Kasechi River that spans the towns of Kotoura and Hokuei in Tottori Prefecture and the coast of the Hojo sand dunes. Living here are species important from a preservation perspective, such as Lycosa ishikariana and others, that live only on large-scale beach sand dunes.

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

Tidal mud flats (km2)
Moba (seaweed bed) (km2) 0.116
Coral reef coverage (km2)
Natural coast (km) 5
Rate of natural coast (%) 53.8
Sand bank / submerged sand bank
Other habitats

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 1
Plectrophenax nivalis (Snow Bunting)
<Bivalva, Gastropoda>
Corbicula japonica
Criteria 2
Charadrius dubius (Little Ringed Plover)[Br/Ne]
Charadrius alexandrinus (Kentish Plover)[Br/Ne]
Phalacrocorax pelagicus (Pelagic Cormorant)
Phalacrocorax pelagicus (Pelagic Cormorant)[Br/Ne]
Sterna albifrons (Little Tern)[Ad]
Criteria 3
Phalacrocorax pelagicus (Pelagic Cormorant)
Cicindela laetescripta[Ad]
Lycosa ishikariana[Ad]
Criteria 7
<Bivalva, Gastropoda>
Corbicula japonica

* 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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