Gwangpo Bay

Gwangpo Bay is located in Sacheon city, South Korea.wikipedia
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Sacheon

SachonSamcheonpoJinju
Gwangpo Bay is located in Sacheon city, South Korea. Gwangpo Bay is a part of larger Sacheon Bay, which is surrounded by Sacheon City, Gwangyang City, and Namhae County.

South Korea

Republic of KoreaKoreaKOR
Gwangpo Bay is located in Sacheon city, South Korea.

Gwangyang

Gwangyang BayGwangyang Bay Free Economic ZoneGwangyang County
Gwangpo Bay is a part of larger Sacheon Bay, which is surrounded by Sacheon City, Gwangyang City, and Namhae County.

Namhae County

Namhae
Gwangpo Bay is a part of larger Sacheon Bay, which is surrounded by Sacheon City, Gwangyang City, and Namhae County.

Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth InternationalAmigos de la TierraFoE
According to Sacheon Branch of Korean Federation for Environmental Movement (Friends of the Earth Korea, ), 117 species of birds were found in this bay by the research conducted from 2000 to 2007.

Saunders's gull

Saunders' gullLarus saundersiSaundersilarus
During the research, 150 Saunders's gulls were found together.

White-naped crane

Grus vipioWhite naped craneWhite-naped cranes
White-naped cranes and black-faced spoonbills were also found here.

Black-faced spoonbill

Platalea minorblack-faced spoonbills
White-naped cranes and black-faced spoonbills were also found here.

Zoysia

ZoysiagrassZeon ZoysiaZoysia macrostachya
A large area of the bay is covered with seashore lawn grass (Zoysia sinica), and it is estimated that this is the biggest community of this species in Korea.

Mollusca

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Communities of a threatened species of Ellobium chinense, which belongs to the mollusc family Ellobiidae were found in June 2008 inside the community of seashore lawn grass.

Ellobiidae

Ellobioidea
Communities of a threatened species of Ellobium chinense, which belongs to the mollusc family Ellobiidae were found in June 2008 inside the community of seashore lawn grass.

Zostera

eelgrasseel grassHeterozostera
And a community of eelgrass (Zostera marina) was found in the Gwangpo Bay.

Shipbuilding

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And while the fishers and farmers population decreased, some people migrated to Sacheon from 2006, to get jobs in newly developed shipbuilding and machinery industry.

Jinju

ChinjuJinju-siChinju City
Traditionally, Sacheon was an important port through which marine products were transported to Jinju City, an important city of southern part of Korea.

South Korean won

wonKRW
The government expects the cost would be 350 billion South Korean wons (350 million US dollars).