Artificial upwelling maintains favorable summer environment for farmed oysters

Darien D. Mizuta, Ph.D. Akihide Kasai, Ph.D. Hitoshi Yamaguchi, Ph.D. Hideaki Nakata, Ph.D.

Pushing colder, nutrient-rich bottom water toward surface layers promotes circulation in the water column A circular configuration of tubing pumped water up from the lower depths of the bay, resulting in waves on the surface. The aeration center is located at the yellow buoy. Summer mortality of oysters is a global problem that affects production…

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  • Darien D. Mizuta, Ph.D.

    Darien D. Mizuta, Ph.D.

    Fisheries and Environmental Oceanography Laboratory
    Field Science Education and Research Center
    Kyoto University
    Kyoto, Japan

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  • Akihide Kasai, Ph.D.

    Akihide Kasai, Ph.D.

    Fisheries and Environmental Oceanography Laboratory
    Field Science Education and Research Center
    Kyoto University
    Kyoto, Japan

  • Hitoshi Yamaguchi, Ph.D.

    Hitoshi Yamaguchi, Ph.D.

    Nagasaki Prefectural Institute for Environmental Research and Public Health
    Nagasaki, Japan

  • Hideaki Nakata, Ph.D.

    Hideaki Nakata, Ph.D.

    Graduate School of Fisheries Science and Environmental Studies
    Nagasaki University
    Nagasaki, Japan