Mucus reduces turbulence: barracuda
Mucus on barracuda reduces turbulence by increasing the viscosity of the boundary layer on the skin.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Increasing efficiency of water transportation by decreasing friction.|
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Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Increasing efficiency of water transportation by decreasing friction.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Transportation