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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (13): jeb243273.
Published: 4 July 2022
... . 10.1080/02724634.2016.1111225 Rader , J. A. , Hedrick , T. L. , He , Y. and Waldrop , L. D. ( 2020 ). Functional morphology of gliding flight II. Morphology follows predictions of gliding performance . Integr. Comp. Biol. 60 , 1297 - 1308 . 10.1093/icb/icaa126...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (10): jeb243813.
Published: 31 May 2022
.... Myers and Ethel M. Myers Oceanographic and Marine Biology Trust National Science Foundation http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100000001 National Science Foundation http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100000001 IOS-1655529 DGE-1147470 Cyclic loading Fatigue Functional morphology...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (10): jeb243102.
Published: 16 May 2022
... a consequence of growth, and despite temporal correlations to changes in respiratory physiology, are not linked to changes in lung morphology. Anura Functional morphology Physiology Behavior Respiration Lungs Development University of Connecticut http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100007710...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (5): jeb243787.
Published: 1 March 2022
... of unclamping, and hypothesise how this movement is generated and how it contributes to an effective freeing of the beak. Birds Pecking Kinematics Biomechanics Functional morphology University of Antwerp http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100007660 SEP BOF FFB190380 Agence National...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (2): jeb243621.
Published: 28 January 2022
... Summary: The sixbar distichodus is a freshwater, plant-eating fish with an extra joint in its lower jaw that allows it to feed in new ways compared with fishes lacking the joint. Innovation Functional morphology Geometric morphometrics Kinematics Novelty University of California, Davis...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (19): jeb242681.
Published: 14 October 2021
... that the original work is properly attributed. Highlighted Article: Mussels repair shell damage caused by fatigue within one week and further strengthen shells within one month. Bivalve shells are a dynamic armor, responsive to accumulating weakening damage. Cyclic loading Functional morphology...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (20): jeb223180.
Published: 29 October 2020
... feeding variation. Feeding performance Adductor mandibulae Force–length relationship Salmonidae Functional morphology A long-known fundamental property of skeletal muscles is that force output varies with fiber length ( Ramsey and Street, 1940 ). Fiber length change constrains force...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (19): jeb224956.
Published: 7 October 2020
... : Analysis of the oil gland in billfishes suggests the oil serves multiple, non-mutually exclusive functions, including hydrodynamic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, and a role in predatory behaviour, shock absorption, buoyancy and vision. Comparative method Functional morphology Rostrum...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (14): jeb219899.
Published: 27 July 2020
... amplification Latch-mediated spring actuation LaMSA Micro-computed tomography Histology Functional morphology Arachnida In animal movements, speed is often central to survival; for example, by allowing escape from a predator or the capture of prey. However, because of the intrinsic properties...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (10): jeb220277.
Published: 27 May 2020
... of this mechanical fatigue provides ecological insight into the forces that can break mussel shells. Mytilus californianus Cyclic loading Functional morphology Mollusk Mussel Strength The rigid, external shells of many mollusks provide protection against a lifetime of diverse threats. Defending...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (5): jeb220749.
Published: 6 March 2020
... 3D chewing, suggesting that such mechanisms might have evolved early in the tetrapod evolution. Intraoral food processing Feeding Amphibia Kinematics Functional morphology Form and function Food processing refers to any mechanical reduction or preparation of food before...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (5): jeb219311.
Published: 5 March 2020
... of expired and inspired airstreams, increasing respiratory efficiency. Anuran larvae Gas exchange Development Functional morphology Lungs It is popularly believed that lungs are exclusively a feature of terrestrial organisms such as reptiles and mammals, whereas fish and other aquatic...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (9): jeb198291.
Published: 10 May 2019
... of cranial kinesis in the miniaturised lizard Ablepharus kitaibeli i provides the first experimental evidence for mesokinesis in a member of the Scincidae. Metakinesis Mesokinesis Amphikinesis Streptostyly MicroCT Feeding Functional morphology Cinematography Bite force Cranial...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (21): 3967–3975.
Published: 1 November 2017
... Functional morphology Locomotion Wake Flow visualization Summary: The function of dorsal fins varies among shark species, and these fins can act in either a stabilizing or thrust-generating role. © 2017. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2017 http://www.biologists.com/user...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (18): 3248–3259.
Published: 15 September 2017
... link distribution of two ecosystem engineer lugworm species with the mechanical properties of the sediment, their differential burrowing success and morphological features. Functional morphology Polychaetes Abarenicola Biomechanics Ecosystem engineer Sediment mechanics Burrowing...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (4): 652–666.
Published: 15 February 2017
... morphology and the functional integration of upper jaw protrusion with lower jaw abduction. Most aspects of cranial form and function that separate these two ecological groups have evolved in correlation with each other and the evolution of the functional morphology of feeding in damselfishes has involved...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (13): 1953–1956.
Published: 1 July 2016
... connected to capillaries with oil-excreting pores in the skin, may reduce streamwise friction drag and increase swimming efficiency. Swordfish Functional morphology Drag reduction Oil gland Porous skin Large predatory oceanic fishes show unique and extreme adaptations to hunt...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (13): 2015–2027.
Published: 1 July 2016
...Konstantin Nadein; Oliver Betz ABSTRACT The present study analyses the anatomy, mechanics and functional morphology of the jumping apparatus, the performance and the kinematics of the natural jump of flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini). The kinematic parameters...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (18): 2951–2960.
Published: 1 September 2015
...-catfish. Although Anableps anableps successfully feeds on land, it does not possess an eel-like body or pectoral fins to support or lift the anterior part of the body. We identified the mechanism of terrestrial prey capture in A. anableps by studying kinematics and functional morphology of the cranial...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (10): 1527–1537.
Published: 15 May 2015
... by fracture; helical muscles may enable worms to apply larger radial forces, facilitating burrow extension by fracture. Helical muscles Peristalsis Crack propagation Functional morphology Hydrostatic locomotion Confocal laser scanning microscopy Burrowing infauna are morphologically diverse...
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