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Jellyfish | biological information  

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Medusae are some of the first swimmers using the simplest materials and hydrodynamic principles. Therefore a good target for developing biomimetic device.

 

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Limits of tissue design have resulted in two basic swimming modes.  The largest swimmers are generally rowers, jetters are typically smaller but some colonial forms can be relatively long. 

 

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Advances in materials and propulsive technologies have opend the possiblity of mimicing these swimmers to create new aquatic vehicles with a range of potential applications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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