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Yezo:

see HokkaidoHokkaido
, island (1990 pop. 5,643,515), c.30,130 sq mi (78,040 sq km), N Japan, separated from Honshu island by the Tsugaru Strait and from Sakhalin, Russia, by the Soya Strait. It is the second largest, northernmost, and most sparsely populated of the major islands of Japan.
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Comparative reproductive biology of Yezo scallop, Patinopecten yessoensis, under two different culture systems on the east coast of Korea.
There are an estimated 24,000 Ainu in Japan, most of them in Hokkaido, formerly called Yezo (Ainu) island.
Further observations of Cunninghamiostrobus yubariensis Stopes and Fujii from the Upper Yezo Group (Upper Cretaceous), Hokkaido, Japan.