Fumishima - Marine

Country/territory: Japan

IBA Criteria met: (2012)
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Area: 2,763,916 ha

Protection status:

Wild Bird Society of Japan

Site description
This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies. It originates from the Japan Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and falls within the Pacific, Northwest FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 27639 km2 and is 22 km away from the closet coastline. The depth ranges from 0 to 1599 m, with a mean annual wind speed of 1.82 m/s and mean annual sea surface temperature falls between 17.6 and 19.54 °C.

Key biodiversity
1 species triggers IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around breeding colony; Fumishima include key near-colony areas for breeding populations of Black-tailed Gull (LC).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fumishima - Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/08/2019.