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Keywords: engulfment
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (6): jeb243989.
Published: 30 March 2022
..., such that the oronasal septum terminates at the anterior end of the velum chamber. When feeding occurs by engulfment of large chunks by the dental plates, food movement through the chamber may transiently interfere with breathing. Swallowing is accelerated by peristaltic body undulation involving the ventral musculature...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (12): 1859–1867.
Published: 15 June 2008
... of positive lift-generating angles of attack predicted by wind tunnel data (+14°α). Video footage, photographs and observations of swimming, engulfment feeding and gulping minke whales showed limb positions corresponding to low drag in wind tunnel tests, and were therefore hydrodynamically efficient. Flippers...