carangiform swimming

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A type of swimming practised by fish in which undulations are limited to the caudal (tail) regions with the body bending into less than one half of a sinusoidal wave form. Compare anguilliform swimming; ballistiform swimming; labriform swimming; ostraciiform swimming; rajiform swimming.

Carangiform swimming

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