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Recent papers and news

Our biomechanics lab underwater, insights from fish: Fin and body movements determine herbivore feeding performance within the natural reef environment

and corals : Coral tentacle elasticity promotes an out-of-phase motion that improves mass transfer

Large scale study of predation pressure worldwide: Pelagic fish predation is stronger at temperate latitudes than near the equator 

Out in Nature Ecology and Evolution: Quantitative species-level ecology of reef fish larvae via metabarcoding

see news coverege: Popular summary, Interview in "KAN" Radio (hebrew), and in Eilat local Radio (Hebrew)

 

Inverview in "London and Kirshenbaum" on invasive species in Antarctica (starts at 35:05)

 

suction feeding in larval fish: 

The determinants of success and failure in larval feeding (see news coverage here)

A review of suction feeding in larval fishes

Hydronynamic starvation of larval fishes in PNAS

 


Functional morphology and the evolution of complex functional systems. Biomechanics and hydrodynamics of suction feeding in fishes. Hydrodynamics determinants of predator-prey interactions. Effects of ecology and functional architecture on rates of evolutionary morphology.

 

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