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Keywords: pelvic fin
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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (5): 831–841.
Published: 01 March 2010
...E. M. Standen SUMMARY Contrary to the previous premise that pelvic fins lacked obvious function, recent work on three-dimensional fin motions suggests that pelvic fins actively control stability and speed in slowly swimming trout. This study used electromyography to measure pelvic fin muscle...
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (18): 2931–2942.
Published: 15 September 2008
...E. M. Standen SUMMARY The paired pelvic fins in fishes have been the subject of few studies. Early work that amputated pelvic fins concluded that these fins had very limited, and mainly passive, stabilizing function during locomotion. This paper is the first to use three-dimensional kinematic...
Includes: Supplementary data