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Keywords: body shape
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J Exp Biol jeb.244294.
Published: 11 May 2022
... an unusual postcranial morphology, with a ventrally flexed vertebral column and relatively large mass of epaxial muscle. Based on their body shape, we hypothesized that royal knifefish would generate high power strikes by utilizing large neurocranial elevation, vertebral column extension, and epaxial...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (8): 1516–1534.
Published: 15 April 2006
...Eric D. Tytell SUMMARY Fishes have an enormous diversity of body shapes and fin morphologies. From a hydrodynamic standpoint, the functional significance of this diversity is poorly understood, largely because the three-dimensional flow around swimming fish is almost completely unknown. Fully three...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (7): 1031–1036.
Published: 1 April 2002
... and domestic brook charr individuals having a stout body shape, and these individuals are therefore less efficient swimmers. These results are consistent with field observations that described relationships between individual variation in morphology and habitat use in salmonids. Further analyses indicated...