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Novaculichthys taeniourus (Labridae) - Brustflossen-Schwimmen

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Novaculichthys taeniourus (Labridae) - Brustflossen-Schwimmen
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Novaculichthys taeniourus (Labridae) - Swimming with Pectoral Fins
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E 63
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Silent film
Max-Planck-Institut für Verhaltensphysiologie (Seewiesen)
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Film, 16 mm, 33 m ; SW, 3 min

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Lippfisch. Variierte labriforme Schwimmweise; Brustflossen schlagen synchron, undulierender Bewegungsablauf. Als Schutzreaktion graben sich die Fische schlängelnd im Sand ein oder nehmen eine schlaffe Schwimmhaltung (hinterer Rumpfabschnitt schwankt um die Längsachse) ein, die Ähnlichkeit mit flutenden Algenbüscheln bewirkt.
Wrasse. Labriform swimming in variations, pectoral fins beating synchronously, undulating movement. For protection the animals entrench themselves in the sand or keep a slack swimming mode (rear part of the body wavers on the longitudinal axis), immitating the movement of floating algae clumps.
Keywords Bäumchen-Lippfisch Messerlippfisch Lippfisch Novaculichthys taeniourus Schwimmen / Perciformes swimming / Perciformes Novaculichthys taeniourus wrasse rockmover wrasse dragon wrasse Encyclopaedia Cinematographica
IWF Classification Biologie Perciformes - Barschartige Pisces - Fische Vertebrata - Wirbeltiere Ethologie, Morphologie Zoologie zoology ethology, morphology vertebrata - vertebrates pisces - fish perciformes - perch-like fishes biology

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