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Hiroshima Bay, Japan

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

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Hypoxia occurs during summer in the northern coastal areas of the Hiroshima Bay.  

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Asia


  • East Asia


  • Japan

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Key References

  1. Shoji et al. 2010. Distribution of moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita in relation to summer hypoxia in Hiroshima Bay, Seto Inland Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 86, 485-490.


Johanna Yletyinen. Hiroshima Bay, Japan. In: Regime Shifts Database, Last revised 2012-03-17 18:25:31 GMT.
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