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Keywords: fin whale
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (21): 3315–3320.
Published: 1 November 2016
... to function as control surfaces that effect maneuvers, but quantitative tests of this hypothesis have been lacking. Here, we constructed a simple hydrodynamic model to predict the longitudinal-axis roll performance of fin whales, and we tested its predictions against kinematic data recorded by on-board...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (7): 1231–1244.
Published: 1 April 2006
...Jeremy A. Goldbogen; John Calambokidis; Robert E. Shadwick; Erin M. Oleson; Mark A. McDonald; John A. Hildebrand SUMMARY Fin whales are among the largest predators on earth, yet little is known about their foraging behavior at depth. These whales obtain their prey by lunge-feeding, an extraordinary...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (12): 1747–1753.
Published: 15 June 2002
...A. Acevedo-Gutiérrez; D. A. Croll; B. R. Tershy SUMMARY Large body size usually extends dive duration in air-breathing vertebrates. However, the two largest predators on earth, the blue whale ( Balaenoptera musculus ) and the fin whale ( B. physalus ), perform short dives for their size. Here, we...
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