Most fish exchange gases using gills on either side of the pharynx (throat). Gills
are tissues which consist of cloth and fabric structures called filaments.
Sep 7, 2011 ... These fantastic little organs allow the fish to absorb oxygen from the water and
use it for energy. Functionally, gills are not that dissimilar to the ...
Feb 23, 2011 ... Fish breathing. asdewqzxcde ... How Do Fish Breathe In Water? ... Fish Gills - a
closer look - structure & function - in health & in diseased states.
Unlike land animals, which have lungs to take in oxygen from the air, fish have
gills to breathe in the oxygen contained in water. This process of breathing
Jan 1, 2005 ... The fish gill is a multipurpose organ that, in addition to providing for aquatic gas
exchange, plays dominant roles in osmotic and ionic regulation ...
Sep 25, 2015 ... The gills of the Blue Mackerel. Gill filaments - the site of gas exchange Gill rakers
- appendages along the front edge of the gill arch Gill arches ...
Oct 29, 2011 ... To do this they use an arrangement of ﬁlaments on either side of their neck called
gills. Fish gulp in oxygenated water and force it through their ...
Aug 10, 2007 ... Fish gills have three main components. The gill arches, which provide structural
support for the other gill parts, the gill filaments, which provide ...
Apr 26, 2007 ... Gills are the equivalent of a mammal's lungs, says Jeffrey Malison, director of the
aquaculture program at University of Wisconsin—Madison.
All fish are aquatic and breathe by absorbing dissolved oxygen in the water using
their gills. The bodies of both teleosts and elasmobranchs are covered with ...