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First record of wild ephyrae of the giant jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai
To understand the causes and to control harmful blooms of the giant Nomura’s jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai, it is essential to study the seed population (benthic polyps) and its environment. To locateExpand
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Measurements of the Turbulent Energy Dissipation Rate around the Shelf Break in the East China Sea
Using the micro-structure profiler, TurboMAP, large values for the turbulent energy dissipation rate ε were found just above the bottom of the shelf and around the thermocline near the continentalExpand
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Intrusion of Less Saline Shelf Water into the Kuroshio Subsurface Layer in the East China Sea
The possible origin and cause of the less saline shelf water detected in the Kuroshio subsurface layer around the shelf edge of the East China Sea are investigated using observational resultsExpand
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Spring-neap tidal variations of residual flow in Tokyo Bay, Japan
Sea surface current observations with the use of two high-frequency radars were carried out near the mouth of Tokyo Bay, Japan from 1 December to 23 December 1998. A peculiar fortnightly variabilityExpand
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Variability of factors driving spatial and temporal dispersion in river plume and Chattonella antiqua bloom in the Yatsushiro Sea, Japan.
The dynamics of river plume in relation to harmful blooms of the raphidophycean flagellate, Chattonella antiqua in summer 2008-2010 in the Yatsushiro Sea, Japan were studied using a hydrodynamicExpand
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Meteorological conditions preceding Chattonella bloom events in the Yatsushiro Sea, Japan, and possible links with the East Asian monsoon
The relationship between harmful blooms of raphidophycean flagellate Chattonella spp. and preceding meteorological conditions was investigated in the Yatsushiro Sea, Japan, using data over a 25-yearExpand
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Chattonella (Raphidophyceae) bloom spatio-temporal variations in Tachibana Bay and the southern area of Ariake Sea, Japan: Interregional displacement patterns with Skeletonema (Bacillariophyceae).
In 2010, a massive bloom of the raphidophycean flagellate Chattonella occurred in the Ariake Sea and Tachibana Bay. Bloom dynamics and hydrographical conditions were examined by field survey. TheExpand
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Measurements of the turbulent energy dissipation rate e and an evaluation of the dispersion process of the Changjiang Diluted Water in the East China Sea
[1] The large amount of fresh water discharged from Changjiang spreads over the East China Sea continental shelf as low salinity water, particularly in the summer season. To understand the primaryExpand
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Interregional differences in mortality of aquacultured yellowtail Seriola quinqueradiata in relation to a Chattonella bloom in the Yatsushiro Sea, Japan, in 2010
Mass mortality of Seriola quinqueradiata was caused by a Chattonella bloom in summer 2010 in the southern area of the Yatsushiro Sea. We analyzed the diurnal records of the mortality occurrence andExpand
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Environmental variability and growth histories of larval Japanese sardine (Sardinops melanostictus) and Japanese anchovy (Engraulis japonicus) near the frontal area of the Kuroshio
Environmental variability and growth-rate histories from hatching to capture were investigated for larval Japanese sardine (Sardinops melanostictus) and Japanese anchovy (Engraulis japonicus). LarvaeExpand
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