Swimming crab, Charybdis japonica, Penglai, located on the southern coast of Gulf of Bohai, Yellow Sea. Penglai, formerly known as Dengzhou or Tengchow, belongs to the prefecture-level city of Yantai, Shandong Province, China.
Conservation: The Yellow Sea is one of the most threatened marine areas on earth. Land reclamation has destructed more than 60% of tidal wetlands in only 50 years. Rapid coastal development for agriculture, aquaculture and industrial.development are primary drivers of coastal destruction in the region. In addition pollution, harmful algal blooms, invasion of introduced species are having a negative effect. There are 25 intentionally introduced species and 9 unintentionally introduced species in the Yellow Sea marine ecosystem.
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- Contained in galleries
- Shandong - Coast and underwater wildlife