Alexander J Werth

Summary

Affiliation: Hampden-Sydney College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Models of hydrodynamic flow in the bowhead whale filter feeding apparatus
    Alexander J Werth
    Department of Biology, Hampden Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, VA 23943, USA
    J Exp Biol 207:3569-80. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Flow-dependent porosity and other biomechanical properties of mysticete baleen
    Alexander J Werth
    Department of Biology, Hampden Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, VA 23943, USA
    J Exp Biol 216:1152-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Odontocete suction feeding: Experimental analysis of water flow and head shape
    Alexander J Werth
    Department of Biology, Hampden Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, Virginia 23943, USA
    J Morphol 267:1415-28. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Adaptations of the cetacean hyolingual apparatus for aquatic feeding and thermoregulation
    Alexander J Werth
    Department of Biology, Hampden Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, Virginia 23943, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 290:546-68. 2007

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Models of hydrodynamic flow in the bowhead whale filter feeding apparatus
    Alexander J Werth
    Department of Biology, Hampden Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, VA 23943, USA
    J Exp Biol 207:3569-80. 2004
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  2. doi request reprint Flow-dependent porosity and other biomechanical properties of mysticete baleen
    Alexander J Werth
    Department of Biology, Hampden Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, VA 23943, USA
    J Exp Biol 216:1152-9. 2013
    ..The longer, finer fringes of bowhead baleen readily form a mesh-like mat, especially at higher flow velocities, to trap tiny particles...
  3. ncbi request reprint Odontocete suction feeding: Experimental analysis of water flow and head shape
    Alexander J Werth
    Department of Biology, Hampden Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, Virginia 23943, USA
    J Morphol 267:1415-28. 2006
    ..Principal limitations of the experimental and mathematical simulations include assumption of a stationary odontocete with static (open or closed) jaws and potential scaling issues with differently sized heads and gapes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adaptations of the cetacean hyolingual apparatus for aquatic feeding and thermoregulation
    Alexander J Werth
    Department of Biology, Hampden Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, Virginia 23943, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 290:546-68. 2007
    ..All cetacean tongues also function in prey transport and swallowing. These hyolingual musculoskeletal differences are unique cetacean anatomical adaptations for foraging entirely in an aquatic environment...