The Function Of Fins
Angler's Mail|October 08, 2019
The Function Of Fins
The well-travelled freshwater biologist and top angler brings you his fascinating weekly insight into the secret lives of fish.
Dr Ian Welch

RIDGE MONKEY WINNER

Q Can you explain the purpose of each fin?

Justin White, Bournemouth, Dorset.

A Fins are one of the most characteristic physical features of fish and have primarily evolved to assist locomotion, in terms of the basic swimming motion and more precise orientation and maneuvering.

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October 08, 2019