Most fish exchange gases using gills on either side of the pharynx (throat). Gills
are tissues which consist of threadlike protein structures called filaments. These ...
Sep 7, 2011 ... Today I found out how fish gills work. These fantastic little organs allow the fish to
absorb oxygen from the water and use it for energy.
Feb 23, 2011 ... Countercurrent Gas Exchange in Fish Gills - Duration: 4:51. Craig Savage
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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
An introduction to the biology of gills and respiration in fish.
Oct 29, 2011 ... How do fish breathe underwater? ... Fish gulp in oxygenated water and force it
through their gills and then out through the gill openings while ...
This is the gross anatomy of the gill arches that holds the gill filaments, that in turn
... fish have with osmotic differences between the blood (body) and the water.
Fish have gills because these organs are used to extract oxygen from the
surrounding water in which a fish lives. Gills are different from lungs because gills
Fish gills act as the equivalent of a mammal's lungs by taking in oxygen and
releasing carbon dioxide. Oxygen and carbon dioxide travel across small, ...
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 ...