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Coastal Area 22101 Hizen-Torishima Island

Basic Information A separate window opensReferences

Relevant municipalities Goto, Nagasaki Prefecture
Area (km2) 48

Reason(s) for selection A separate window opensCriteria

Selected due to high levels for the criteria 1.

Characteristics A separate window opensReferences

These are the waters in the vicinity of Hizen-Torishima Island (southwest of the Goto Islands and about 40 km west of the Danjo Islands).

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
Trichiurus japonicus (Largehead hairtail)[Sp]
Todarodes pacificus (Japanese flying squid)

* 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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