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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (8): jeb233718.
Published: 26 April 2021
...Peggy Gerullis; Caroline P. Reinel; Stefan Schuster ABSTRACT Archerfish down a variety of aerial prey from a range of distances using water jets that they adjust to the size and distance of their prey. We describe here that characteristic rapid fin maneuvers, most notably of the pectoral and pelvic...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (8): jeb194704.
Published: 24 April 2019
...Andrew B. George; Mark W. Westneat ABSTRACT Triggerfishes and filefishes (Balistoidea) use balistiform locomotion to power steady swimming with their dorsal and anal fins, and transition to a gait dominated by body and caudal fin (BCF) kinematics at high speeds. Fin and body shapes are predicted...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (14): jeb176750.
Published: 20 July 2018
...Ian K. Bartol; Paul S. Krueger; Carly A. York; Joseph T. Thompson ABSTRACT Squid, which swim using a coupled fin/jet system powered by muscular hydrostats, pose unique challenges for the study of locomotion. The high flexibility of the fins and complex flow fields generated by distinct propulsion...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (23): 4351–4363.
Published: 1 December 2017
...Frank E. Fish; George V. Lauder ABSTRACT Aquatic vertebrates display a variety of control surfaces that are used for propulsion, stabilization, trim and maneuvering. Control surfaces include paired and median fins in fishes, and flippers and flukes in secondarily aquatic tetrapods. These structures...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (22): 4242–4251.
Published: 15 November 2017
...Kara L. Feilich ABSTRACT Comparative studies of fish swimming have been limited by the lack of quantitative definitions of fish gaits. Traditionally, steady swimming gaits have been defined categorically by the fin or region of the body that is used as the main propulsor and named after major fish...
Includes: Supplementary data