Can a Fish Drown?

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Drowning is dying from water molecules entering the lungs thereby preventing your lungs from taking ion air, therefore fish cannot drown. However, fish can suffocate as a result of lack of oxygen molecules to breathe in water.
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You firmly take it's tail and drag it backwards.
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A fish "drowns" when it is taken out of water. Its gills are unable to control the oxygen intake
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Goldfish produce more waste than any other fish, and therefore are only suited to live in a tank with other goldfish. If you try to add other fish to the tank it will most likely
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Remove it from the water.they can`t breathe straight oxygen through their gills.
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Fish can "drown" in air because they are unable to extract oxygen from it and breathe properly. They can also drown water if they unable to extract oxygen due to pollution or gill injury.
Despite popular belief, yes! Fish can drown! If the oxygen in their water runs out, they will stop being able to breathe, just like humans would suffocate without air. They can also drown if their gills are damaged, poor fish!
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A fish cannot drown in water as it has the necessary mechanisms that will enable it to survive without drowning in water. These mechanisms include a pair of gills ...
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