Akkeshi-ko and Bekambeushi-shitsugen

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Akkeshi-ko and Bekambeushi-shitsugen

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    5,277 ha
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    43°03'N 144°54'E
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Akkeshi-ko & Bekambeushi-shitsugen. 10/06/93; Hokkaido; 5,277 ha; 43°03'N 144°54'E. National Wildlife Protection Area; Natural Park; Natural Monument; Anatidae & Crane Network Site. A brackish lake with river inflow, surrounded by saltmarsh, extensive fens, and bogs and connected to the sea. The mire supports oyster and clam fisheries and numerous bird and plant species. Current land use includes fishing, aquaculture, tourism and forestry. The condition of the Manchurian Crane habitat is monitored. Ramsar site no. 614. Most recent RIS information: 2005.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • special area of the Akkeshi prefectural natural park
    • special protection area in national wildlife protection area
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