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By Robert E. Shadwick,George V. Lauder

ISBN-10: 0123504473

ISBN-13: 9780123504470

the 1st in 20 years to completely combine physiological and biomechanical reports of fish locomotion, feeding and respiring, making this booklet either entire and specified. Fish body structure: Fish Biomechanics reviews and integrates contemporary advancements in study on fish biomechanics, with specific emphasis on experimental effects derived from the appliance of leading edge new applied sciences to this zone of study, akin to high-speed video, sonomicrometry and electronic imaging of circulate fields. The collective chapters, written via leaders within the box, offer a multidisciplinary view and synthesis of the newest info on feeding mechanics, respiring mechanics, sensory platforms, balance and maueverability, skeletal platforms, muscle constitution and function, and hydrodynamics of regular and burst swimming, together with riverine passage of migratory species.

  • Book offers ideas in biomechanics, a speedily increasing zone of research
  • First quantity in over two decades in this subject
  • Multi-author quantity with contributions by way of leaders within the field
  • Clear causes of simple biomechanical rules utilized in fish research
  • Well illustrated with precis figures and explanatory colour diagrams

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