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 ... Gills themselves have a car radiator-like appearance. Most fish have 4 gills on
each side, consisting of a main bar-like structure that has ...
This is the gross anatomy of the gill arches that holds the gill filaments, that in turn
have a number of gill lamellae. Each gill arch havs a skeletal component that ...
The operculum is a bony structure covering and protecting the gills in teleosts; it
plays an important part in the breathing mechanism. Elasmobranchs do not ...
In this article we will discuss about the structure of gills in fishes. Gill Slits: There
are six or seven pairs of gills in cartilaginous fishes while four pairs in bony ...
The primary respiratory organs of vertebrates are gills and lungs, although the
skin is ... The general structure of a mature gill is composed of several parts:.
Gills and lungs are the two structures commonly used by animals for respiration.
Both are characterized by large amounts of surface area that function in gas ...
The general structure of the gills of different fishes is compared and it is
concluded that, though essentially the same, there are certain differences by
which they ...
Dec 18, 2012 ... This video is all about fish gills - its structure and function, in health and in
diseased/pathological states. Great diagrams and videos of wet ...
Mar 12, 2012 ... Description of Countercurrent Exchange in fish gills as an example of form ... 7 3
EN: Respiratory Structure and Breathing Mechanism of Fish ...