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.
Gills are located in the gill chambers on each side of the head. Some fish have as
few as two gills in each chamber and some have as many as five gills.
Jan 4, 1972 ... Such organs are generally described as gills but all structures so ... The structure
and function of the gills of fish have become of great interest ...
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 ...
Mar 12, 2012 ... Description of Countercurrent Exchange in fish gills as an example of form ... Fish
Gills - a closer look - structure & function - in health & in ...
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 ...
Many structures in fish are adaptations for their aquatic lifestyle. Several are
described below and shown in Figure below. Fish have gills that allow them to ...
The structure of the leaf-like secondary lamellae, across which gaseous
exchange ... the fine structure of the gills of fish have for the most part been
An operculum (gill cover) that is a flexible bony plate that protects the sensitive ...
Gills: Allow a fish to breathe underwater. These are very delicate structures and ...
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 ...