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Research project

The eel, a swimming paradox

Why is the swimming efficiency of the European eel higher than predicted?

Contact
Christian Tudorache
Funding
NWO Veni 2010 NWO Veni 2010

This research aims to unravel the discrepancy between the predicted low and the measured high swimming efficiency of the European eel and to create the parameters for a satellite tag in order to follow the eel to its enigmatic spawning grounds.

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