Lateral line system acts as sonar: fish
Neuromasts of the lateral line system of fish help them navigate by sensing their own waves, reflected back from surrounding objects, which are deflected by minute sensory cells embedded in jelly.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Protective equipment for tidal energy facilities.|
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Astyanax fasciatus (non Cuvier, 1819)
IUCN Red List Status: Unknown
Some organism data provided by: FishBase
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Protective equipment for tidal energy facilities.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Marine navigation, tidal energy