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Misawa – No information found

Yokota – No information found

Yokosuka – No information found

Sasebo – No information found

Kamiseya – No information found

Okinawa – No base specific information found,

See Ryukyu Archipelago for inclusive regional area information

General Japan Information

Coral Reefs of Japan. 2004. Ministry of the Environment and Japanese Coral Reef Society (eds.). Ministry of the Environment.

PDF available

International Coral Reef Initiative. 2006. Japan’s report on activities to ICRI. ICRI GM Japan/Palau (2) 2006/9.0/MR/Japan.

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Karino, K., T. Kuwamura, Y. Nakashima, Y. Sakai. 2000. Predation risk and the opportunity for female mate choice in a coral reef fish. Journal of Ethology 18:109-114.

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Kitada, Y., H. Kawahata, A. Suzuki and T. Oomori. 2008. Distribution of pesticides and bisphenol A in sediments collected from rivers adjacent to coral reefs. Chemosphere 71:2082-2090.

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Kuwamura, T., Karino, K. and Nakashima, Y. 2000. Male morphological characteristics and mating success in a protogynous coral reef fish, Halichoeres melanurus. Journal of Ethology 18:17-23.

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Ramos, A. A. and Y. Inoue and S. Ohde. 2004. Metal contents in Porites corals: Anthropogenic input of river run-off into a coral reef from an urbanized area, Okinawa. Marine Pollution Bulletin 48(3-4): 281-294.

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The State of the Environment in Asia (Book). 2005. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Nihon Kankyō Kaigi.

    NOTE: Includes information about the military and the environment.

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Thomas, S. and P. Ridd. 2005. Field assessment of innovative sensor for monitoring of sediment accumulation at inshore coral reefs. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51:470-480.

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Wilkinson, C (ed.). 2004. Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2004, Volume 1. Australian Institute of Marine Science.

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General Japan Public Information

Information on Reefs of Japan. Akajima Marine Science Laboratory Website.

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