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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (22): jeb244967.
Published: 24 November 2022
... results offer insights into the benefits and tradeoffs of two common fish tail morphologies and shed light on the functional morphology of fish swimming to guide the development of bio-inspired underwater technologies. * Present address: School of Engineering, Brown University, 345 Brook Street...
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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...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (20): 3632–3640.
Published: 15 October 2017
.... ( 2007 ). A review of fish swimming mechanics and behaviour in altered flows . Philos. Trans. R. Soc. London B.   362 , 1973 - 1993 . 10.1098/rstb.2007.2082 Long , J. H. , Hale , M. E. , McHenry , M. J. and Westneat , M. W. ( 1996 ). Functions of fish skin: Flexural...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (6): 959–963.
Published: 15 March 2017
...: Development and calibration of a vortex generator to investigate the stiffness of fish fins during natural swimming. Fish swimming Vortex ring Perturbation Stiffness Mechanical properties Bluegill sunfish Many studies have concluded that fish modulate the stiffness of their fins during...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (5): 786–792.
Published: 1 March 2015
... maintain an upright posture despite perturbations from the vortices, but also because the fish swim more unsteadily: streamwise vortices increase the rate of maneuvers and accelerations, as well as losses of heading (spills). Most previous work on the interaction of fish with vortices has focused...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (18): 3442–3449.
Published: 15 September 2013
... amplitude was about 70% less. Lateral body center acceleration increased quadratically with speed. Head angle decreased with flow speed. While these values are different from those found in fish swimming in uniform flow, the strategy for locomotion is the same; fish adjust to increasing flow by increasing...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (9): 1428–1436.
Published: 1 May 2011
... in turbulent flows advances our attempts to develop ecologically relevant approaches to evaluating fish swimming performance. At the end each 6-h experiment, the fish was removed and bacterial oxygen consumption was recorded to determine the contribution of background respiration. This value was subsequently...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (1): 89–107.
Published: 1 January 2010
...@umn.edu ) 8 9 2009 © 2010. 2010 fish swimming numerical simulations fluid–structure interaction anguilliform carangiform mackerel lamprey energetics wake structure self-propelled Fish that mainly use body/caudal fin (BCF) undulations for locomotion are classified...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (4): 576–592.
Published: 15 February 2009
... the hydrodynamic forces and efficiency has already been discussed extensively( Borazjani and Sotiropoulos,2008 ). Therefore, only a brief description is given below for the sake of completeness. In our simulations, the fish swims steadily along the positive x 3 direction. The component of the instantaneous...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (10): 1541–1558.
Published: 15 May 2008
... © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 fish swimming numerical simulaton carangiform mackerel energetics wake structure The majority of fishes use body/caudal fin (BCF) undulations for propulsion. Only about 12% of 450 extant fish families discussed by Nelson( Nelson, 1984...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (19): 3422–3429.
Published: 1 October 2007
... and Walker, 1997 ; Lauder et al., 2006 ) * Author for correspondence (e-mail: dellerby@wellesley.edu ) 27 7 2001 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 fish swimming mechanical power efficiency Locomotion is an energetically expensive activity. Determining...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (20): 3495–3506.
Published: 15 September 2004
... swimming rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss axial muscle activity turbulence vortices neural control central pattern generators Studies of fishes swimming with undulatory motions in uniform flow reveal a sequential, rostro-caudal pattern of axial red muscle activity that bends the body...