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Emulating the fast-start swimming performance of the Chain Pickerel (Esox niger) using a mechanical fish design
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
Mean maximum start-up accelerations and velocities achieved by the fast-start specialist, northern pike, are reported at 120 ms-2 and 4 ms-1, respectively (Harper and Blake, 1990). In this thesis, a simple mechanical system ...