F E Fish

Summary

Affiliation: West Chester University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Energetics of swimming by the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus: metabolic effort associated with rowing
    F E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 200:2647-52. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Death roll of the alligator: mechanics of twist feeding in water
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:2811-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Passive cambering and flexible propulsors: cetacean flukes
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19380, USA
    Bioinspir Biomim 1:S42-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The myth and reality of Gray's paradox: implication of dolphin drag reduction for technology
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    Bioinspir Biomim 1:R17-25. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Examination of the three-dimensional geometry of cetacean flukes using computed tomography scans: hydrodynamic implications
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 290:614-23. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Energetics of swimming by the ferret: consequences of forelimb paddling
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 150:136-43. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of the aerial maneuvers of spinner dolphins
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:590-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A porpoise for power. 1936
    James Gray
    West Chester University
    J Exp Biol 208:977-8. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The tubercles on humpback whales' flippers: application of bio-inspired technology
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 51:203-13. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparative kinematics and hydrodynamics of odontocete cetaceans: morphological and ecological correlates with swimming performance
    F E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 201:2867-77. 1998

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Energetics of swimming by the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus: metabolic effort associated with rowing
    F E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 200:2647-52. 1997
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Death roll of the alligator: mechanics of twist feeding in water
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:2811-8. 2007
    ..The death roll appears to help circumvent the feeding morphology of the alligator. Shear forces generated by the spinning maneuver are predicted to increase disproportionately with alligator size, allowing dismemberment of large prey...
  3. ncbi request reprint Passive cambering and flexible propulsors: cetacean flukes
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19380, USA
    Bioinspir Biomim 1:S42-8. 2006
    ..Bending at the 'ball vertebra' passively cambers the flexible flukes. Cambering could increase hydrodynamic force production during swimming, particularly during direction reversal in the oscillatory cycle...
  4. ncbi request reprint The myth and reality of Gray's paradox: implication of dolphin drag reduction for technology
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    Bioinspir Biomim 1:R17-25. 2006
    ..Streamlining and special behaviors provide the greatest drag reduction for dolphins. Mechanisms to control flow by maintaining a completely laminar boundary layer over the body have not been demonstrated for dolphins...
  5. ncbi request reprint Examination of the three-dimensional geometry of cetacean flukes using computed tomography scans: hydrodynamic implications
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 290:614-23. 2007
    ..Tursiops had the highest lift coefficients, which were superior to engineered foils by 12-19%. Variation in the structure of cetacean flukes reflects different hydrodynamic characteristics that could influence swimming performance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Energetics of swimming by the ferret: consequences of forelimb paddling
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 150:136-43. 2008
    ..Differences in energetic performance may be due to the amount of muscle recruited for propulsion and the interrelationship hydrodynamic drag and interference between flow over the body surface and flow induced by propulsive appendages...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of the aerial maneuvers of spinner dolphins
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:590-8. 2006
    ..The model indicates that the high rotation rates and orientation of the dolphin's body during re-entry into the water could produce enough force to hydrodynamically dislodge unwanted remoras...
  8. ncbi request reprint A porpoise for power. 1936
    James Gray
    West Chester University
    J Exp Biol 208:977-8. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The tubercles on humpback whales' flippers: application of bio-inspired technology
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 51:203-13. 2011
    ..The tubercles on the leading edge can be applied to the design of watercraft, aircraft, ventilation fans, and windmills...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparative kinematics and hydrodynamics of odontocete cetaceans: morphological and ecological correlates with swimming performance
    F E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 201:2867-77. 1998
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics and energetics in aquatic and semiaquatic mammals: platypus to whale
    F E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 73:683-98. 2000
    ..It is these intermediate animals that indicate which potential selection factors and mechanical constraints may have directed the evolution of more derived aquatic forms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Energetics of terrestrial locomotion of the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus
    F E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 204:797-803. 2001
    ..1 times greater. This difference suggests that the platypus may pay a price in terrestrial locomotion by being more aquatically adapted than other semi-aquatic or terrestrial mammals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maneuverability by the sea lion Zalophus californianus: turning performance of an unstable body design
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:667-74. 2003
    ..Enhanced turning performance is necessary for sea lions to forage after highly elusive prey in structurally complex environments...
  14. ncbi request reprint Aquatic turning performance by the whirligig beetle: constraints on maneuverability by a rigid biological system
    Frank E Fish
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:1649-56. 2003
    ..However, these mechanisms permit continuous turning, and the size of the beetle permits higher turn rates with lower centripetal accelerations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Swimming kinematics of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris): hydrodynamic analysis of an undulatory mammalian swimmer
    Tricia Kojeszewski
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:2411-8. 2007
    ..The swimming performance of the manatee is in accordance with its habits as an aquatic grazer that seasonally migrates over extended distances...
  16. ncbi request reprint Morphological specializations of baleen whales associated with hydrodynamic performance and ecological niche
    Becky L Woodward
    Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469, USA
    J Morphol 267:1284-94. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint Hydrodynamic performance of the minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) flipper
    Lisa Noelle Cooper
    Department of Anatomy, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, OH 44201, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:1859-67. 2008
    ..Flippers play an important role in orienting the body during feeding maneuvers as they maintain trim of the body, an action that counters drag-induced torque of the body during water and prey intake...
  18. ncbi request reprint Strouhal numbers and optimization of swimming by odontocete cetaceans
    Jim J Rohr
    SSC San Diego, 53560 Hull Street, 211, San Diego, CA 92152, USA
    J Exp Biol 207:1633-42. 2004
    ....