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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (8): jeb194704.
Published: 24 April 2019
... swimming. Among 13 species of balistoid fishes, those with high aspect ratio fins tended to achieve higher critical swimming speeds than fishes with low aspect ratio fins. Species with long, large median fins and wide caudal peduncles used the balistiform gait alone for a larger percentage of their total...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (1): jeb183517.
Published: 11 January 2019
... type, migration distance and fuel load from 213 European bird species and explored three questions: (1) does maximum fuel load relate to migration distance across species?; (2) does wing morphology, as described by wing aspect ratio and wing loading, influence maximum fuel load?; and (3) does flight...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (9): 1717–1725.
Published: 1 May 2013
... No competing interests declared. 20 8 2012 11 1 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 Echinodermata Asteroidea phenotypic plasticity wave exposure hydrodynamics marine invertebrate aspect ratio rocky shores lift drag Wave-swept intertidal shores...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 158 (1): 117–132.
Published: 1 July 1991
... selection has apparently favored stability and seaworthiness over performance to windward. The Velella sail is a low aspect ratio airfoil with an unusually flat polar plot. Primarily a drag-based locomotory structure, this thin, leaf-like sail generates maximum force when oriented at attack angles between...