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Design and application of a fish-shaped lateral line probe for flow measurement

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Design and application of a fish-shaped lateral line probe for flow measurement. / Tuhtan, J.A.; Fuentes-Perez, J.F.; Strokina, N.; Toming, G.; Musall, M.; Noack, M.; Kämäräinen, J.K.; Kruusmaa, M.

In: Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 87, No. 4, 045110, 2016.

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Tuhtan, JA, Fuentes-Perez, JF, Strokina, N, Toming, G, Musall, M, Noack, M, Kämäräinen, JK & Kruusmaa, M 2016, 'Design and application of a fish-shaped lateral line probe for flow measurement', Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 87, no. 4, 045110. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4946765

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Tuhtan, J. A., Fuentes-Perez, J. F., Strokina, N., Toming, G., Musall, M., Noack, M., ... Kruusmaa, M. (2016). Design and application of a fish-shaped lateral line probe for flow measurement. Review of Scientific Instruments, 87(4), [045110]. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4946765

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Tuhtan JA, Fuentes-Perez JF, Strokina N, Toming G, Musall M, Noack M et al. Design and application of a fish-shaped lateral line probe for flow measurement. Review of Scientific Instruments. 2016;87(4). 045110. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4946765

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Tuhtan, J.A. ; Fuentes-Perez, J.F. ; Strokina, N. ; Toming, G. ; Musall, M. ; Noack, M. ; Kämäräinen, J.K. ; Kruusmaa, M. / Design and application of a fish-shaped lateral line probe for flow measurement. In: Review of Scientific Instruments. 2016 ; Vol. 87, No. 4.

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