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Journal of Aquaculture Engineering and Fisheries Research

Commentary - (2023) Volume 9, Issue 12

Evaluation of mechanical scattering impacts on blending zone beneath extraordinary saltwater interruption
Christine Paillard*
Department of French National Centre for Scientific Research, University of Brest, France
*Correspondence: Christine Paillard, Department of French National Centre for Scientific Research, University of Brest, France, Email:

Received: Nov 29, 2023, Manuscript No. JAEFR-23-124105; Editor assigned: Dec 01, 2023, Pre QC No. JAEFR-23-124105 (PQ); Reviewed: Dec 15, 2023, QC No. JAEFR-23-124105; Revised: Dec 20, 2023, Manuscript No. JAEFR-23-124105 (R); Published: Dec 27, 2023, DOI: 10.3153/JAEFR.9.12.116

Citation: Paillard C. Evaluation of mechanical scattering impacts on blending zone beneath extraordinary saltwater interruption. J Aquacult Eng Fish Res. 2023; 9(12)


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Conflict Of Interest

The author declares there is no conflict of interest in publishing this article.