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Keywords: adipose finClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (23): 4479–4494.
Published: 01 December 2005
... laterally. During steady swimming,interception by the tail of the dorsal fin's vortical wake and the adipose fin's non-vortical (drag) wake is hypothesized as a mechanism for enhancing tail thrust. This study provides the first experimental evidence that the plesiomorphic soft dorsal fin of ray-finned...