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Aquatic respiration - Wikipedia

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Aquatic respiration is the process whereby an aquatic animal obtains oxygen from water. ... Fish use the process known as countercurrent flow, in which water and blood ... The respiratory system of ...

How Do Whales Breathe? | National Marine Life Center

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Apr 19, 2009 ... Fish use their gills to take oxygen from the water that they live in. But people get the oxygen we need by breathing air, using our lungs. Whales ...

How Do Whales Breathe? - Whale Facts

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Unlike fish these marine mammals are not equipped with gills, which fish and other ... to the trachea where air passes through the air passage and fills the lungs. ... In terms of how long a whale can hold its breath varies depending on the ...

Can Whales Breathe Underwater? - Whale Facts

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In order to inhale and exhale air whales breathe through their blowhole(s) which are ... Although cetaceans do not have gills or lungs capable of breathing under ...

How do whales breathe? - Quora

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Shorter answer: Whales have lungs and the blow hole on top allows air in, and out, like a nostril ... Mammals are the group of animals that breath air using lungs, give birth to live young (rather than laying eggs), and feed their young ... Will whales eventually evolve organs (i.e. gills) to let them breathe under water like fish?

Do Whales Have Gills? - Whale Facts

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No, whales don't have gills; instead they are born with blowholes. ... to extract oxygen directly from the water so that they can breathe underneath the water ... Whales are marine mammals and like all mammals they have lungs and nostrils,  ...

Short Sharp Science: Why whales don't have gills - New Scientist

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Aug 5, 2009 ... (By the way, this is why we couldn't breathe liquid unaided, as in the film The ... Well, their gills are much more efficient at extracting oxygen than our lungs. ... With an unlimited, easy supply of oxygen, whales and dolphins can ...

How do dolphins breathe? - WDC - Whale and Dolphin Conservation

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Like other mammals, dolphins have lungs and breathe air. They breathe using a blowhole on top of their head and will normally do this several times a minute.

How do whales breathe? - WDC

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Oct 20, 2012 ... of your internal body cavity while a whale's lungs only take up 3% ... air in our lungs with every breath, while whales exchange about 80 to 90%.

How Do Fish Breathe Underwater? | Wonderopolis

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Why do dolphins and whales swim to the surface of the ocean? ... The air- breathing lungs of mammals, including humans, must be dry and empty of ... A fish breathes by taking water into its mouth and forcing it out through the gill passages.