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** A peculiar function of pectoral fins, highly developed in some fish, is the creation of the dynamic lifting force that assists some fish, such as sharks, in maintaining depth and also enables the " flight " for flying fish. Bigeye tuna Thunnus obesus showing finlets and keels. Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
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** Normal dynamics, is a stochastic motion having a Gaussian probability density function in position with variance MSD that follows, MSD ~ t, where MSD is the mean squared displacement of the process, and t is the time the process is seen ( normal dynamics and Brownian dynamics are very similar ; the term used depends on the field )
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** In many fish, the pectoral fins aid in walking, especially in the lobe-like fins of some anglerfish and in the mudskipper.
** Certain rays of the pectoral fins may be adapted into finger-like projections, such as in sea robins and flying gurnards.
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In Devonian | Late Devonian vertebrate speciation, descendants of Pelagic zone | pelagic Sarcopterygii | lobe-finned fish – like Eusthenopteron – exhibited a sequence of adaptations: * Panderichthys, suited to muddy shallows ; * Tiktaalik with limb-like fins that could take it up onto land ; * Tetrapod | Early tetrapods in weed-filled swamps, such as: ** Acanthostega which had feet with eight digits, ** Ichthyostega with limbs.
** Sport spearfishing became common in the Mediterranean, and spearfishers gradually developed the common sport diving mask and fins and snorkel, with Georges Beuchat in Marseille, France, which created the speargun and Italian sport spearfishers started using oxygen rebreathers.
** In April Louis de Corlieu registers a new patent ( number 767013, which in addition of two fins for the feet included two spoon-shaped fins for the hands ) and calls this equipment propulseurs de natation et de sauvetage ( which can be translated as " swimming and rescue impulse device ").
** After the supply of war-surplus frogman's fins dried up, for a long time fins were not available to the public, and some had to resort to such things as gluing marine ply to plimsolls.
In Devonian | Late Devonian vertebrate speciation, descendants of Pelagic zone | pelagic lobe-finned fish — like Eusthenopteron — exhibited a sequence of adaptations: * Panderichthys, suited to muddy shallows ; * Tiktaalik with limb-like fins that could take it onto land ; * Early tetrapod s in weed-filled swamps, such as: ** Acanthostega, which had feet with eight digits, ** Ichthyostega with limbs.
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