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Swimming at high and low Reynolds Numbers

Discussion in 'Marine Science and Physiology' started by klausi, Aug 1, 2017.

  1. klausi

    klausi Barracuda

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Dumaguete, Philippines
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    I made a video about the physics of fish swimming - for small fish, viscosity dominates the movement of fish through water, for large fish, it's inertia. I discuss Ed Purcell's classic paper "Life at low Reynolds numbers". I hope this is educational. Enjoy!

     

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