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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (2): 327–344.
Published: 15 January 2005
...Ian K. Bartol; Morteza Gharib; Paul W. Webb; Daniel Weihs; Malcolm S. Gordon SUMMARY Boxfishes (Teleostei: Ostraciidae) are marine fishes having rigid carapaces that vary significantly among taxa in their shapes and structural ornamentation. We showed previously that the keels of the carapace...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (8): 1459–1471.
Published: 15 April 2001
...J. R. Hove; L. M. O’Bryan; M. S. Gordon; P. W. Webb; D. Weihs ABSTRACT Swimming movements in boxfishes were much more complex and varied than classical descriptions indicated. At low to moderate rectilinear swimming speeds (<5 TL s −1 , where TL is total body length), they were entirely median...
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J Exp Biol (2000) 203 (22): 3391–3396.
Published: 15 November 2000
...Jeffrey A. Walker ABSTRACT Whether a rigid body limits maneuverability depends on how maneuverability is defined. By the current definition, the minimum radius of the turn, a rigid-bodied, spotted boxfish Ostracion meleagris approaches maximum maneuverability, i.e. it can spin around with minimum...