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. These ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Apr 20, 2008 ... Gills enhance diffusion between aquatic creatures' blood and the surrounding
water. Therefore, they are designed to have a high surface area ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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:.
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 ...