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Keywords: medusae
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (16): 2656–2667.
Published: 15 August 2009
... of a prolate jetting hydromedusa Sarsia tubulosa Sars 1835 and an oblate jet-paddling hydromedusa Aequorea victoria Murbach and Shearer 1902. To digitize the bell kinematics during swimming,individual medusae were placed in 64 μm-filtered seawater in glass vessels with dimensions ranging from 4.0 cm×8.0 cm...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (11): 1868–1873.
Published: 1 June 2007
...John O. Dabiri; Sean P. Colin; John H. Costello SUMMARY Cnidarian medusae, commonly known as jellyfish, represent the earliest known animal taxa to achieve locomotion using muscle power. Propulsion by medusae requires the force of bell contraction to generate forward thrust. However, thrust...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 119 (1): 149–164.
Published: 1 November 1985
...THOMAS L. DANIEL The influence of unsteady (time varying) motion on the energetics of swimming was investigated with measurements and theoretical estimates of the specific cost of locomotion for two species of hydrozoan medusae: Gonionemus vertens L. Agassiz and Stomotoca atra L. Agassiz...