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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (10): jeb223644.
Published: 26 May 2020
... ( Laughlin, 2001 ; Niven and Laughlin, 2008 ), and there is an evolutionary trend towards large eyes in species that rely on vision ( Walls, 1942 ; Howland et al., 2004 ; Lisney and Collin, 2007 ; Land and Nilsson, 2012 ). Eye position Eye size Freshwater fish Morphometrics Predation risk...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (20): jeb204172.
Published: 23 October 2019
... basic kinematic data about their movements and behavior below the ocean surface. Here, we combined morphometrics from aerial drone photogrammetry, whale-borne inertial sensing tag data and hydrodynamic modeling to study the locomotion of five rorqual species. We quantified changes in tail oscillatory...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (14): jeb177295.
Published: 17 July 2018
..., and then exploring the shape of the binocular field with a morphometric approach. While the maximum binocular field width did not differ between species with different foraging tactics, the overall shape of their binocular fields did. In particular, raptors chasing terrestrial prey (ground predators) had a more...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (24): 4703–4710.
Published: 15 December 2017
... adaptation and use a specialized durophagous raptorial biting mode characterized by large gapes, large gape angles and lack of lateral gape occlusion. Feeding kinematics Durophagy Morphometrics Craniodental morphology Sea otters are interesting in the context of mammalian feeding evolution...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (15): 2416–2426.
Published: 01 August 2015
...: Burrowing skinks have a lower net cost of burrowing than tunnel-constructing endotherms and exhibit morphological specialisation associated with burrowing. Egernia Cost of burrowing Morphometrics Locomotion energetics Metabolic rate Terrestrial locomotion, such as running, is more...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (5): 758–768.
Published: 01 March 2014
...) was predicted by centrum width and height, neural spine angle and lamina width. These results support the possible utility of some vertebral morphometrics in predicting mechanical properties of the vertebral column in crocodiles, which also should be useful for forming functional hypotheses of axial motion...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (3): 427–436.
Published: 01 February 2013
... acquisition strategies of minke whales and the energetic costs that different reproductive classes face during the breeding season. We modelled total blubber volume, using blubber thickness and morphometric measurements of individual whales. Blubber volume was influenced by body length, and was higher...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (22): 3664–3672.
Published: 15 November 2009
... whether they play a role during aestivation or upon resumption of normal metabolic activity. * Author for correspondence( c.franklin@uq.edu.au ) 19 8 2009 2009 aestivation antioxidants morphometrics muscle disuse atrophy myofibre oxidative damage skeletal muscle Cyclorana...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (10): 1668–1680.
Published: 15 May 2008
...@biology.leidenuniv.nl ) 11 3 2008 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 bite force feeding finch morphometrics skull Darwin's finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers provide some of the best known examples of adaptive radiation, both of which are characterised by a large diversity...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (2): 177–187.
Published: 15 January 2002
... appendages begs an explanation. morphometrics moments of area locomotion critical swimming speed Labridae fish swimming flapping rowing Cirrhilabrus rubripinnis Pseudocheilinus octotaenia Gomphosus varius Halichoeres bivittatus . © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002...
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J Exp Biol (1990) 150 (1): 37–53.
Published: 01 May 1990
... Limited 1990 BIOMECHANICS OF FLIGHT IN NEOTROPICAL BUTTERFLIES: MORPHOMETRICS AND KINEMATICS BY ROBERT DUDLEY Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, PO Box 2072, Balboa, Republic of Panama Accepted 26 October 1989 Summary Wing and body kinematics of free cruising flight are described for 37 species...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 138 (1): 271–288.
Published: 01 September 1988
...C. R. BETTS; R. J. WOOTTON Representatives of six butterfly species, flying freely in the field or in simulated field conditions, were filmed with a high-speed ciné camera and subjected to kinematic and morphometric analysis. This is the first detailed investigation on an insect performing...