Darien Mizuta

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Email: [[v|ddmizuta]]
Office: Andrews Hall 440
Department: Fisheries Science


Traveling, art exhibitions, calligraphy, yoga, reading

  • BSc. Oceanography, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • MSc. Biological Oceanography, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • Ph.D. Agricultural Sciences Fisheries & Environmental Oceanography, Kyoto University, Japan

Research Interests

My research focuses on sustainable aquaculture development with bivalve shellfish, from applicable farm management research to aquaculture social effects and policy, including related to marine conservation. Currently working with co-culture of species and aquaculture-driven food security.

Selected Publications

Mizuta, D.D., G.H. Wikfors, S.L. Meseck, J.Y. Li, M.S. Dixon, H. Lim, I. Hwang, S. Pitchford, M. Bazzano (2021) Use of natural trophic resources by Eastern oysters and Pacific oysters of different ploidy. Fisheries and Aquaculture, DOI: 10.1016/j.aaf.2020.03.011.

Mizuta, D.D., G.H. Wikfors (2019) Depth selection and in situ validation for offshore mussel aquaculture in the northeast United States federal waters. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 7(9), 293. DOI: 10.3390/jmse7090293.

Mizuta, D.D., G.H. Wikfors (2018) Seeking the perfect oyster shell: a brief review on the current knowledge. Reviews in Aquaculture, DOI: 10.1111/raq.12247.

Mizuta, D.D., E.I. Vlahopoulou (2017) Satoumi concept illustrated by bottom-up 
initiatives of Japanese Fisheries Cooperative Associations. Marine Policy 78, 143- 
149.DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.01.020.

Mizuta, D.D., N. Silveira Júnior, C.E. Fisher, D. Lemos (2012) Interannual variation in commercial oyster (Crassostrea gigas) farming in the sea (Florianopolis, Brazil 27°44’S; 48°33’ W) in relation to temperature, chlorophyll a and associated oceanographic conditions. Aquaculture 336-337, 105-114. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2012.09.011.