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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (20): 4077–4090.
Published: 15 October 2006
.... This paper examines how the lateral line and vision affect body kinematics and hydrodynamic habitat selection of rainbow trout ( Oncorhynchus mykiss ) exposed to vortices generated behind a cylinder. Trout Kármán gaiting (i.e. exploiting vortices to hold station in a vortex street) with a pharmacologically...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (11): 2025–2033.
Published: 1 June 2006
... during the swimming cycle primarily serve to optimize vortices formed by the ejected water rather than to affect the speed of the ejected flow. Optimal vortex formation is favorable in fast-swimming jellyfish because,unlike the jet funnelling mechanism, it allows for the minimization of energy costs...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (20): 3495–3506.
Published: 15 September 2004
...James C. Liao SUMMARY Approximating the complexity of natural locomotor conditions provides insight into the diversity of mechanisms that enable animals to successfully navigate through their environment. When exposed to vortices shed from a cylinder, fishes hold station by adopting a mode...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 135 (1): 431–444.
Published: 1 March 1988
... behaviour energetics formation flight ground effect locomotion vortices Some behavioural adaptations proposed for locomotion involve interference effects among individuals in a group or between individuals and a surface. These include formation flight in birds ( Lissaman & Schollenberger...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 128 (1): 445–462.
Published: 1 March 1987
... the distribution of savings predicted from vortex theory. 28 11 1986 © 1987 by Company of Biologists 1987 adaptation energy savings flight geese locomotion vortices It has been suggested that the V formation flight of birds is an energy saving adaptation ( Lissaman...