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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (13): jeb245929.
Published: 7 July 2023
... ). Numerical investigation of the hydrodynamics of anguilliform swimming in the transitional and inertial flow regimes . J. Exp. Biol. 212 , 576 - 592 . 10.1242/jeb.025007 Borazjani , I. and Sotiropoulos , F. ( 2010 ). On the role of form and kinematics on the hydrodynamics of self...
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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (11): jeb245635.
Published: 5 June 2023
... the sensory basis for this underappreciated behavior of larval fish. A strong candidate is the mechanosensory lateral line, a hair cell-based sensory system that detects hydrodynamic information from sources such as water currents, predators, prey and surface waves. However, a role for the lateral line...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (3): jeb243209.
Published: 10 February 2022
... Veligers Hydrodynamics Plankton Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100005991 Grove City College http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100011772 National Science Foundation http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100000001 OCE-1947735 Woods Hole...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (13): jeb237586.
Published: 9 July 2021
... sizes. We used data from whale-borne inertial sensors coupled with morphometric measurements from aerial drones to calculate the hydrodynamic performance of oscillatory swimming in six baleen whale species ranging in body length from 5 to 25 m (fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus ; Bryde's whale...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (2): jeb230961.
Published: 1 February 2021
... attributed. Summary: A novel method to determine the sinking velocity of biologically important micro-scale particles using 3D printed scale models. Hydrodynamics Settling Dynamic scaling Model Drag Funding All research was funded by Leverhulme Trust, grant/award number RL-2012...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (16): jeb222703.
Published: 24 August 2020
...Guillermina Alcaraz; Brenda Toledo; Luis M. Burciaga ABSTRACT Crashing waves create a hydrodynamic gradient in which the most challenging effects occur at the wave breaking zone and decrease towards the upper protected tide pools. Hydrodynamic forces depend on the shape of the submerged body...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (1): jeb216036.
Published: 13 January 2020
... sometimes represent a behaviour comprising maximum burst effort. We collected data on such breaching behaviour for 14 fish and cetacean species primarily from online videos, to calculate breaching speed. From newly derived formulae based on the drag coefficient and hydrodynamic efficiency, we also...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (16): jeb205963.
Published: 30 August 2019
.... Fish scale Streaks Hydrodynamics All bodies that move through a surrounding fluid will generate a boundary layer over their surface because of the no-slip condition at the boundary of the fluid region (‘the wall’) ( Schlichting and Gersten, 2017 ). This boundary layer is a region...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (4): jeb187351.
Published: 21 February 2019
... in a situation reminiscent of long-term potentiation in learning and memory. Dendraster excentricus Hydrodynamics Larval settlement Sensory ecology Strongylocentrotus purpuratus Surf zone Fluid mixing and the turbulent processes that underlie it are known to influence organism performance...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (4): jeb171777.
Published: 20 February 2018
... in response to hydrodynamic forces during swimming. Here, we developed an experimental setup to measure the elastic properties of caudal fins in vivo by applying micro-Newton forces to obtain bending stiffness and a tensional modulus. We detected overall bending moments of 1.5×10 −9 –4×10 −9 N m 2 along...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (23): 4351–4363.
Published: 1 December 2017
... and increase hydrodynamic performance. * Author for correspondence ( ffish@wcupa.edu ) Competing interests The authors declare no competing or financial interests. © 2017. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2017 http://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: Aquatic...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (6): 1097–1105.
Published: 15 March 2017
... create small-scale refugia from the negative effects of ocean acidification. High P CO 2 Coral growth Facilitation Species interactions Hydrodynamics In diverse and densely populated communities, such as coral reefs and rainforests, sessile organisms can experience different...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (24): 3884–3895.
Published: 15 December 2016
.... These kinematics accelerate the flow of adjacent fluids, which alters the pressure field in a manner that generates thrust. We used a comparative approach to evaluate the cause-and-effect relationships in this process by quantifying the hydrodynamic effects of body kinematics at the body–fluid interface...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (19): 3100–3105.
Published: 1 October 2016
... into flow frequently fail to respond when attacked frontally, potentially because mechanical stimuli are masked by flowing water. Biomechanics Locomotion Hydrodynamics Fineness ratio Acceleration Predator–prey interactions The ability of prey to detect and respond to stimuli produced...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (10): 1535–1541.
Published: 15 May 2016
... hypothetical function in moving around and repositioning the eggs by a presumed hydrodynamic effect of the marked shifts in volume along the mouth cavity. We tested the hypothesis that churning causes the eggs located posteriorly in the mouth cavity to move anteriorly away from the gill entrance. This would...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (9): 1303–1310.
Published: 1 May 2016
... urchins swim faster and are less stable in experimental turbulent flow than younger 4-armed larvae, suggesting a potential age/morphology-driven differential transport mechanism in ambient flow conditions. Pluteus Behavior Hydrodynamics Particle image velocimetry Many marine invertebrates...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (10): 1656–1666.
Published: 15 May 2014
...Li Wen; James C. Weaver; George V. Lauder Although the functional properties of shark skin have been of considerable interest to both biologists and engineers because of the complex hydrodynamic effects of surface roughness, no study to date has successfully fabricated a flexible biomimetic shark...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (6): 886–895.
Published: 15 March 2014
... to determine whether the neuromasts in cavefish impart enhanced sensitivity relative to surface fish and to test whether this aids their ability to sense flow in the absence of visual input. Sensitivity was assessed by modeling the mechanics and hydrodynamics of a flow stimulus. This model required that we...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (2): 252–260.
Published: 15 January 2014
...Frank E. Fish; Paul Legac; Terrie M. Williams; Timothy Wei Attempts to measure the propulsive forces produced by swimming dolphins have been limited. Previous uses of computational hydrodynamic models and gliding experiments have provided estimates of thrust production by dolphins, but these were...