Skin reduces drag: shark
The skin of sharks reduces drag by having a scales with longitudinal grooves.
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Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Decrease fuel consumption in water craft, increase performance in swimsuits, reduce friction inside pipes.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Transportation, manufacturingFastskinz MPG-Plus car covering - Vehicle covering
Shark paint - Paint