Journal of Marine Sciences / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Shape of Aquatic Animals and Their Swimming Efficiency

Table 1

The volumetric Reynolds number and the capacity-efficiency factor (W/kg) for different animals based on formula (15) and data from Aleyev [6].

Name (W/kg)

Sagitta setosa 6.74
Gambusia affinis holbrooki 8.32
Lebistes reticulatus 2.92
Xiphophorus maculatus 1.74
Leucaspius delineatus 1.56
Mollienisia velifera 1.76
Ostracion tuberculatus 0.022
Clupeonella delicatula delicatula 0.887
Gymnammodytes cicerellus 2.97
Gasterosteusaculeatus 0.722
Atherina bonapartei 2.43
Xiphophorus helleru 0.924
Sprattus sprattus phalericus 1.91
Atherina mochon pontica 1.54
Atherina hepsetus 1.34
Chaetodon striatus 0.679
Alosa caspia nordmanni 1.81
Spicara smaris 0.730
Engraulis encrasicholus ponticus 4.83
Carassius auratis 2.49
Sardina pilchardus 6.24
Carassius carassius 0.482
Scardinius erythrophthalmus 0.831
Enhybrina schistosa 0.615
Zeus faber pungio 0.243
Labrus viridis 0.356
Belone belone euxini 2.95
Perca fluviatilis 1.33
Alosa kessleri pontica 1.74
Serranus scriba 2.61
Sciaena umbra 0.804
Rutilus rutilus 2.29
Clupea harengus pallasi 2.14
Leuciscus leuciscus 6.83
Anguilla anguilla 0.504
Odontogadus merlangus euxinus 0.617
Abramis brama 0.245
Salmo trutta labrax m. fario 25.7
Cyprinus carpio carpio 0.725
Sphyraena sphyraena 17.2
Trichiurus lepturus 2.69
Umbrina cirrosa 2.19
Todarodes pacificus 18.8
Mugil saliens 5.71
Ilex coindeti 96.6
Acipenserstellatus 0.117
Mugil auratus 4.70
Loligo vulgaris 77.9
Todarodes sagittatus 7.05
Symplectoteuthis oualaniensis 9.20
Loligo forbesi 31.3
Gadus morhua macrocephalus 0.855
Hirundichthys rondeletii 202.4
Stizostedion lucioperca 3.85
Mola mola 0.0112
Salmo trutta 6.52
Scomber scombrus 13.2
Trachurus mediterraneus ponticus 11.4
Squalus acanthias 1.18
Acipenser gueldenstaedtiicolchicus 0.505
Chelonia mydas 0.0877
Eretmochelys imbricata 1.77
Mugil cephalus 6.95
Caretta caretta 0.160
Auxis thazard 36.1
Pomatomus saltatrix 5.14
Pygoscelis adeliae 9.65
Eudyptes chrysolophus 9.45
Huso huso 0.633
Esox lucius 18.8
Sarda sarda 52.4
Salmo trutta labrax 29.3
Salmo salar 16.2
Phoca groenlandica 1.43
Dermochelys coriacea 1.44
Phocoena phocoena 12.4
Sphyraena barracuda 45.8
Arctocephalus pusillus 3.21
Thunnus alalunga 70.6
Sphyrna zygaena 6.79
Stenopterygius quadriscissus 5.20
Acanthocybium solandri 90.7
Scomberomorus commerson 150.8
Delphinus delphis ponticus 16.9
Tetrapturus belone 244.5
Coryphaena hippurus 37.4
Thunnus albacares 47.9
Thunnus obesus 13.0
Prionace glauca 2.15
Istiophorus platypterus 246.5
Globicephala melas 2.05
Tursiops truncatus 6.80
Thunnus thynnus 24.9
Xiphias gladius 39.6
Physeter catodon 0.0604
Balaena mysticetus 0.0220
Orcinus orca 1.41
Makaira indica 41.7
Balaenoptera physalus 0.0973
Balaenoptera borealis 0.618
Balaenoptera musculus 0.129

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