Definition of upwell
: to well up; specifically : to move or flow upward
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In addition, upwelling currents brought even more nutrients up from the depths, resulting in great patches of krill and fish (whale prey) gorging on them, notes the Atlantic.
Perceptive anglers will see areas where fast-moving water is upwelling from a shelf, and can focus there to put fish in the boat.
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