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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (23): jeb245648.
Published: 27 November 2023
...Nicolas Séon; Isabelle Brasseur; Christopher Scala; Théo Tacail; Sidonie Catteau; François Fourel; Peggy Vincent; Christophe Lécuyer; Guillaume Suan; Sylvain Charbonnier; Arnauld Vinçon-Laugier; Romain Amiot ABSTRACT The secondary adaptation of Cetacea to a fully marine lifestyle raises...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (7): jeb211904.
Published: 1 April 2020
... via elastic recoil. Cetacea Mysticete Temporomandibular TMJ Morphology Biomechanics Elasticity Hampden-Sydney College Rorquals (groove-throated whales, Balaenopteridae) include humpback, fin and blue whales, the largest animals that have ever lived. During ram-propelled...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (23): jeb189233.
Published: 4 December 2018
... of the mouth; experiments show it is highly flexible and bends along its length to accommodate mouth closure. Cetacea Mysticete Jaw Keratin Filter feeding Morphology Flexibility Stiffness Filtration is the most efficient means of collecting items suspended in water ( Jorgensen, 1966...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (8): 1249–1258.
Published: 15 April 2016
..., is highly conserved among many species of the order Cetacea but not among terrestrial mammals. Semi-quantitative PCR revealed that AQP2 was expressed only in the kidney, similar to terrestrial mammals. In contrast, alternative AQP2 was expressed in all organs examined, with strong expression in the kidney...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (18): 3385–3387.
Published: 15 September 2013
... declared. 28 2 2013 28 5 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena whale Cetacea rete diving The presence of elaborate arterial retia (without any venous companion) in the thoracic region of cetaceans was probably...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (7): 1152–1159.
Published: 1 April 2013
... 7 8 2012 24 11 2012 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 Cetacea mysticete whale filter feeding biomechanics hydrodynamics Baleen is not a static material. The filtering apparatus of whales (Cetacea: Mysticeti) is usually compared to a net or sieve...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (12): 1859–1867.
Published: 15 June 2008
... of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 Cetacea forelimb flipper wind tunnel hydrodynamics feeding control surface engulfment lunge Cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) are exceptional mammals that have adapted to life in a marine environment. They are the only marine mammals that have...