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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (17): 3208–3214.
Published: 1 September 2013
...-frequency swimming speed thermal biology Bluefin tunas ( Thunnus orientalis, T. thynnus and T. maccoyii ) are large, powerful predators that possess a suite of exceptional specialisations to enable a high-performance lifestyle throughout the oceans of the world ( Block and Finnerty, 1994...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (24): 4223–4231.
Published: 15 December 2010
... (e.g. viscosity) in determining swimming speed is poorly understood. Here we propose a semi-mechanistic model to describe how biological rates, size and the physics of the environment contribute to the temperature dependency of microbial swimming speed. Data on the swimming speed and size...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (18): 3285–3294.
Published: 15 September 2007
...Susan L. Gallon; Carol E. Sparling; Jean-Yves Georges; Michael A. Fedak; Martin Biuw; Dave Thompson SUMMARY The duration of breath-hold dives and the available time for foraging in submerged prey patches is ultimately constrained by oxygen balance. There is a close relationship between swim speed...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (15): 2618–2626.
Published: 1 August 2007
..., whereas there was no correlation between k high and size. The maximum swimming speeds during vertical excursions (calculated from the pressure data) occurred midway during ascents and averaged ≈2 FL s –1 (where FL =fork length), although speeds as high ≈4–7 FL s –1 were also noted. † Author...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (19): 3265–3279.
Published: 1 September 2004
... wake flow structures are also examined relative to the swimming motions. At all speeds, the wake contains almost entirely lateral jets of fluid, separated by an unstable shear layer that rapidly breaks down into two vortices. The jet's mean velocity grows with swimming speed, but jet diameter varies...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (3): 487–496.
Published: 1 February 2003
... and significantly as swimming velocity approached the critical swimming speed( U crit ). Unsteady swimming behaviours during the graded exercise, however, caused abrupt and generally short-lived decreases in P v O 2 . For the cold-acclimated (6-10°C)fish, P v O 2 reached a minimum plateau value of 15.3±3.7 torr (1...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (2): 359–364.
Published: 15 January 2003
... 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 haemoglobin Atlantic cod Gadus morhua preferred temperature hypoxia swimming speed The different types of Atlantic cod haemoglobin have been known since 1961( Sick, 1961 ). Experiments with agar gel electrophoresis revealed...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (2): 189–200.
Published: 15 January 2002
... at different axial body locations affect its performance and (iii) how swimming speed affects muscle work and power output. Red muscle was isolated from approximately mid-way through the deep wedge that lies next to the backbone; anterior (0.44 fork lengths, ANT) and posterior (0.70 fork lengths, POST) samples...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (22): 3895–3904.
Published: 15 November 2001
.... The present study describes the use of a recently developed electronic data logger to obtain simultaneous recordings of the swimming speed, depth, fin-beating activity and body angle of free-ranging chum salmon Oncorhynchus keta during their homing migration in coastal waters. Chum salmon migrated...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (20): 3561–3570.
Published: 15 October 2001
...D. M. Webber; R. G. Boutilier; S. R. Kerr; M. J. Smale SUMMARY We report the results of an experiment designed to investigate the feasibility of using differential pressure to estimate the swimming speed and metabolic rate of Atlantic cod ( Gadus morhua ). Seven cod were fitted with a miniature...
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J Exp Biol (1990) 151 (1): 361–369.
Published: 1 July 1990
... unusual amongst aquatic animals in its adverse response to neutral water. 20 2 1990 © 1990 by Company of Biologists 1990 urea excretion ammonia excretion swimming speed Lake Magadi soda lake J. exp. Biol. 151, 361-369 (1990) 3 6 1 Printed in Great Britain © The Company...