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Coastal Area 16504 Offshore of Noto Peninsula

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Relevant municipalities
Area (km2) 46

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected due to high levels for the criteria 4.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters on the west side of the Nanatsu-jima Islands off the Noto Peninsula. Octocorallia coral live in these waters.

Environment / Habitat infromation A separate window opensData source

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

Species information (*) A separate window opensData source

Criteria 2
Engraulis japonicus (Japanese anchovy)[Sp]
Maurolicus japonicus (North Pacific lightfish)[Sp]
Watasenia scintillans (Firefly squid )
Criteria 4
Acabaria squarrosa
Euplexaura crassa

* 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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