Matsushima

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Matsushima

(mätso͞o`shĭmä), town (1990 pop. 17,431), Miyagi prefecture, N Honshu, Japan, on Ishinomaki Bay. It is a tourist center for the hundreds of scenic pine-covered islets in the bay. One island is the site of the noted Buddhist temple of Zuiganji (founded 828).
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1965) compared Onagawa Bay, where summer mortality was negligible, to Matsushima Bay, where summer mortality events were important, and they concluded that an over-maturation of oocytes in the eutrophic Matsushima Bay leads to "physiological disorder and metabolic disturbance" of oysters.
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