New observations on airborne jet propulsion (flight) in squid, with a review of previous reports

  title={New observations on airborne jet propulsion (flight) in squid, with a review of previous reports},
  author={Silvia Maci{\'a} and Michael P. Robinson and Paul G. Craze and Robert Dalton and James D. Thomas},
  journal={Journal of Molluscan Studies},
water. 4 Jet propulsion in squids is used primarily as an escape response and most often occurs entirely under water. In many species of squid, however, the propulsive force is sufficient to launch the squid completely out of the water, after which it may fly or glide for some distance. Some researchers do not use the term ‘fly’, but prefer the term ‘gliding’. 7 In this paper, however, we will refer to this airborne jet propulsion as flight based on observations of squid posture and movement… Expand

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