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anguilliform swimming


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A type of swimming practised by highly flexible fish such as eels, in which most of the body length undulates such that over a half a sinusoidal wave is formed. Compare ballistiform swimming; carangi-form swimming; labriform swimming; ostraciiform swimming; rajiform swimming.

Anguilliform swimming

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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