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Abstract
In most bony fishes vertebral column strain during locomotion is almost exclusively in the intervertebral joints, and when these joints move there is the potential to store and release strain energy. Since cartilaginous fishes have poorly mineralized vertebral centra, we tested whether the vertebral bodies undergo substantial strain and thus may be sites of energy storage during locomotion. ...
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2067-03-01
Issue Number
1
Page Numbers
19-27
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Reviewed
Publication Date
2014-02-01
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Volume Number
117
English
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