Scales form protective layer: bony fish
Some bony fish protect themselves with a layer of smooth-edged cycloid scales made of bone.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Ship surfaces with reduced drag, roof tile design to manage water flow.|
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Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Ship surfaces with reduced drag, roof tile design to manage water flow.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Shipping, building