Does Coastal Upwelling Influence Fauna Yield Locally?

September 20, 2014 8:00 PM

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Does Coastal Upwelling Influence Fauna Yield Locally?

According to the recent study, there is an indication that the marine animal growth is shrinking along with the reproduction of increased changeability across stronger coastal upwelling currents. The study revealed that these currents actually help to provide nutrients to various important ecological units.

The western coastal winds across the Pacific coast of northern America usually drag nutrient affluent water from the deep ocean towards the shallow water which eventually enables blooming of phytoplankton. The study conducted at the University of Texas, Austin stated that, it is believed to be the v...

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