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Keywords: Balaenoptera physalus
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (7): 1231–1244.
Published: 1 April 2006
... fin whale Balaenoptera physalus diving lunge-feeding swimming kinematics Marine mammals face the challenge of performing energetic tasks while breath holding ( Butler and Jones,1997 ; Kooyman and Ponganis,1998 ). Conflicting metabolic demands of locomotor activity with a limited oxygen...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (12): 1747–1753.
Published: 15 June 2002
... in prey abundance. foraging diving feeding costs blue whale Balaenoptera musculus fin whale Balaenoptera physalus Large body size allows air-breathing vertebrates to increase their oxygen stores and thus prolong underwater foraging duration( Hochachka and Somero, 1984 ; Kooyman, 1989...
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J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (4): 985–997.
Published: 1 April 1996
...John M. Gosline; Robert E. Shadwick ABSTRACT The aortic arch and the descending aorta in the fin whale ( Balaenoptera physalus ) are structurally and mechanically very different from comparable vessels in other mammals. Although the external diameter of the whale’s descending thoracic aorta...