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Hydraulic control of tuna fins: A role for the lymphatic system in vertebrate locomotion

Vadim Pavlov, Benyamin Rosental, Nathaniel F. Hansen, Jody M. Beers, George Parish, Ian Rowbotham, Barbara A. Block

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  • Figs. S1 to S9 
  • Tables S1 to S3 
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Table S4
Measurements data of swimming behavior and median fins erection of captive bluefin tuna in TRCC, in Excel spreadsheet.
Table S5
CFD flow simulation data of the Pacific bluefin tuna model median fins performance, in Excel spreadsheet.

Images, Video, and Other Media

Movie S1
Examples of erected and depressed median fins related with tuna swimming behaviors taken at the Tuna Research and Conservation Center with a Phantom camera.
Movie S2
In-vitro experiment on the hydraulic effect on the second dorsal fin of Pacific bluefin tuna.