Posted by: drazizul | September 1, 2009

The Ariake Sea

Ariake sea

Ariake sea

The Ariake sea is one of the best known shallow seas in Japan. It has a vast tidal flat area. The 40% of the total tidal flat area is in the Ariake sea.This tidal flat is very famous for the fisheries products and Sea laver cultivations. The sea laver “Nori” in Japanese is a delicious food for the people of Japan and South Korea. The nori is used as the wraper of Sushi and Onigiri.
The total area of the Ariake sea is 1700 sq. km. The average depth is 20m. The sea water entrance is only 5 km.

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