Kuroshio current

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Ku·ro·shi·o Current

 (ko͝o-rō′shē-ō′)
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Noun1.Kuroshio Current - a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific oceanKuroshio current - a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean
ocean current - the steady flow of surface ocean water in a prevailing direction
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In addition, the Tsushima Current flowed into the Japan Sea at 2.
japonicus can be transported by Kuroshio Current and Tsushima Current over large distance within 2 months (Kasai et al.
Our findings greatly extend the known distribution range of this species, and the extended distribution follows the Kuroshio and Tsushima currents, suggesting that ocean currents may play a role in shaping oyster distribution.