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Keywords: capillary wave
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (11): 1857–1866.
Published: 1 June 2011
... and experimental intervention, we sought to investigate the role of antennal structures on the response characteristics of the lateral line. The surface-feeding killifish Aplocheilus lineatus is able to hunt in darkness by detecting surface capillary waves with the lateral-line system atop its head. This cephalic...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (10): 1601–1606.
Published: 15 April 2004
... themselves remained open. One plausible mechanism–creating momentum in the water via the production of capillary waves–led to a paradox: juvenile water striders move their limbs too slowly to produce waves, but nonetheless travel across the water's surface. Two recent papers demonstrate that both water...