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Byron 08-06-2011 10:11 AM

How fish swim
 
Short article on how fish swim.

New research into how fish use fins for swimming | News | Practical Fishkeeping

KuhliLoach 08-08-2011 02:29 AM

Wow, never thought of it that way. It's almost like how humans have muscles that provide strength and stabilizers to smoothen and coordinate the motion.

1077 08-08-2011 04:09 AM

Am alway's fascinated by those fishes such as Banjo catfish,and some pleco's,otocinclus, which can get very quick burst's of speed by gulping in water and expelling it across their gills in addition to those fishes who can leap into the air with seemingly little effort.
Even large broad bodied fishes such as Discus,Angelfish,Severum's, can exhibit amazing speed when needed and this alway's proves amazing to me.


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