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Animals of Nansei-shoto

17 species

The Ryukyu Islands are, depending on definitions, the whole or part of a chain of Japanese islands that stretch southwest from Kyushu to Taiwan. According to the standard, the Ryūkyū Shotō consist of the Okinawa, Sakishima and Senkaku Islands. The larger are mostly high islands and the smaller mostly coral. The largest is Okinawa Island.

The Ryukyu Islands are, depending on definitions, the whole or part of a chain of Japanese islands that stretch southwest from Kyushu to Taiwan. According to the standard, the Ryūkyū Shotō consist of the Okinawa, Sakishima and Senkaku Islands. The larger are mostly high islands and the smaller mostly coral. The largest is Okinawa Island.