Biomimicry: airfoils inspired by humpback whales, seals, and other animals

The asknature website is a treasure trove of biomimicry ideas. Here are some search terms:

https://asknature.org/?s=whale

asknature.org topic: move in / through gases


Here are some specific ideas/studies related to blade design. The articles will link to the scientific articles:

https://asknature.org/strategy/change-increases-aerodynamic-performance/

https://asknature.org/idea/fe2-owlet-axial-fan/