Among the following ocean currents which one is a warm ocean current?

Options :
  1. Kuroshio
  2. Humboldt
  3. Labrador
  4. Oyashio

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1


Humboldt (Peru current), Labrador and Oyashio are all cold sea currents. Kuroshio current is a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean. Like the Gulf Stream, it is a strong western boundary current. The warm waters of the Kuroshio current sustain the coral reefs of Japan, the northernmost coral reefs in the world.

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