The boundary layer of swimming fish.

@article{Anderson2001TheBL,
  title={The boundary layer of swimming fish.},
  author={Erik J. Anderson and Wade R. McGillis and Mark A. Grosenbaugh},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={204 Pt 1},
  pages={81-102}
}
Tangential and normal velocity profiles of the boundary layer surrounding live swimming fish were determined by digital particle tracking velocimetry, DPTV. Two species were examined: the scup Stenotomus chrysops, a carangiform swimmer, and the smooth dogfish Mustelus canis, an anguilliform swimmer. Measurements were taken at several locations over the surfaces of the fish and throughout complete undulatory cycles of their propulsive motions. The Reynolds number based on length, Re, ranged from… CONTINUE READING
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