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 ... Amongst the gills which have been shown to have a respiratory function, there is
surprising similarity in both gross anatomy and fine structure.
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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
Abstract This review focuses on the structure and function of the branchial
chloride cell in freshwater fishes. The mitochondria-rich chloride cell is believed
to be ...
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 ...