y=am^{b} | ||||||
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Dependent variable, y | a | b | L_{1} | L_{2} | b_{o} | r^{2} |
Morphometrics (N=25) | ||||||
d_{rest} (m) | −0.4 | 0.40^{*} | 0.36 | 0.44 | 0.33 | 0.94 |
h_{rest} (m) | −1.5 | 0.27^{*} | 0.23 | 0.31 | 0.33 | 0.87 |
h_{rest}/d_{rest} | −1.1 | −0.16^{*} | −0.19 | −0.12 | 0 | 0.73 |
s _{rest} | −0.9 | 0.80^{*} | 0.72 | 0.89 | 0.66 | 0.94 |
l (m) | −1.0 | 0.43^{*} | 0.36 | 0.50 | 0.33 | 0.84 |
Kinematics (N=25) | ||||||
f (Hz) | −1.0 | −0.35^{*} | −0.41 | −0.29 | 0 | 0.83 |
q | −0.63 | −0.11^{*} | −0.15 | −0.06 | 0 | 0.02 |
d_{range} (m) | −0.80 | 0.42^{*} | 0.36 | 0.49 | 0.33 | 0.87 |
h_{range} (m) | −1.2 | 0.38 | 0.30 | 0.46 | 0.33 | 0.66 |
θ_{range} (rad) | 0.98 | 0.29^{*} | 0.17 | 0.42 | 0 | 0.03 |
Hydrodynamics (N=25) (jet model) | ||||||
D_{max} (N) | −2.2 | 0.76^{*} | 0.68 | 1.1 | 1.33 | 0.74 |
T_{max} (N) | −0.22 | 1.3 | 1.1 | 1.5 | 1.33 | 0.84 |
A_{max} (N) | −0.50 | 1.3 | 1.1 | 1.5 | 1.33 | 0.87 |
Performance (N=18) | ||||||
U (m s^{−1}) | −1.4 | 0.17^{*} | 0.10 | 0.24 | 0.33 | 0.53 |
T_{HCOT} (J kg^{−1} m^{−1}) | −3.2 | −0.60^{*} | −0.92 | −0.31 | 0.05 |
a, scaling constant; b, scaling exponent (asterisks denote significant difference from b_{o}); L_{1} lower limit of 95% confidence interval; L_{2} upper limit of 95% confidence interval; b_{o}, null hypothesis; d_{rest}, resting bell diameter; h_{rest}, resting bell height; s_{rest}, projected area of the bell at rest; l, length of the bell margin; f, pulse frequency; q, duty factor; d_{range}, range of bell diameter; h_{range}, range of bell height; θ_{range}, range of margin angle; D_{max}, maximum drag; T_{max} maximum thrust; A_{max} maximum acceleration reaction; U, swimming speed; T_{HCOT}, hydrodynamic cost of transport.