Dabiri, John O. and Gharib, Morteza and Colin, Sean P. and Costello, John H. (2005) Vortex motion in the ocean: In situ visualization of jellyfish swimming and feeding flows. Physics of Fluids, 17 (9). Art. No. 091108. ISSN 1070-6631 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:DABpof05
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We present a combination of both qualitative flow visualizations of jellyfish in their natural marine environment and quantitative measurements in a laboratory facility, to understand how the animals effectively use principles of fluid mechanics in their swimming and feeding behaviors.
|Additional Information:||Copyright © 2005 American Institute of Physics (Received 24 February 2005; published online 26 August 2005) We gratefully acknowledge funding from the National Science Foundation (Grants No. OCE-0116236 to J.H.C. and No. CTS-0309671 to M.G.) and Aurelia medusae provided by the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.|
|Subject Keywords:||vortices; biomechanics; flow visualisation; oceanographic regions; flow instability; confined flow; wakes; stratified flow; pulsatile flow|
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|Deposited On:||06 Mar 2006|
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