Table 3.

Values of braking performance from the literature

SpeciesFish length (cm)Fish mass (g)Speed before braking (cm s-1)Maximum braking (cm s-2)Study
Scomber scombrus (mackerel)34335110-370 Geerlink, 1987
Gadus virens (saithe)35571190-870 Geerlink, 1987
Gadus morhua (cod)2618255-170 Geerlink, 1987
Gadus morhua (cod)46676126-230 Videler, 1981
Carassius auratus (goldfish)6.63.0546.7-356 Webb and Fairchild, 2001
Metynnis hypsauchen (silver dollar)6.14.6551.3-354 Webb and Fairchild, 2001
Pterophyllum scalare (angelfish)5.92.9816.1-13.0 Webb and Fairchild, 2001
Lepomis macrochirus (bluegill)14.973.972.3-479This study