Fish physiology is the scientific study of how the component parts of fish function
together in the living fish. It can be contrasted with fish anatomy, which is the
study of the form or .... The gr...
A bony fish's heart has two chambers: an atrium and a ventricle. ... Muscle-
generated heat warms the blood circulating through the red muscle, ... Some
species of bony fishes can absorb considerable amounts of oxygen through their
There are many species of sharks which can inflict severe bodily injury and
require the ... If this were so, the presence of blood would certainly have induced
that ..... The tunas and mackerel sharks can actually have core body
temperatures ten ...
An introduction to the biology of thermoregulation in fish and sharks. ... However
this does not mean that they are completely complacent about body temperature.
... So to have a more effectively functioning brain and muscles we need to keep ...
It occurs in only a few species, all of which are marine and swim constantly.
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A number of shark and ray species are fished, commercially or for sport. ..... such
as great whites and makos, have a body temperature that can be quite a ...
However, many sharks do have to swim continuously: due to their low blood
Nov 29, 2012 ... The early jawless fish are thought to have relied on filter feeding to capture ... As
other sea life evolved, these jawless fish began to feed on other fish species, and
are now ... This means that their internal temperature depends on the ... (though
they do have a skull), whereas lampreys do have vertebrae.
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temperature of the environment they are in. ... Though most fishes have scales
covering their entire body, some only have ... showing common external and
internal features of bony fishes. ... Pectoral Fins – depending on the type of fish,
they can be used for swimming and ... carbohydrates and helps destroy old blood
A few fish, like the lamprey, skates, sharks and rays, have a skeleton of rubbery,
gristly ... Fish have a two-chambered heart and a blood circulatory system. .....
Each fish species has a specific range of water temperatures in which it can live.
Fish are cold-blooded animals, so their body temperature depends on their
surroundings. There are two main groups of fish: the cartilaginous fish, including
sharks and ... Most kinds of fish cannot survive out of water, because they do not
have ... of their head, it passes over the gills and tiny blood vessels extract the
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Most fish have external gills that are ventilated by a unidirectional flow of water,
by pumping or swimming ... Oxygen solubility determined by temperature ...
Microscopic gill structure: showing gill filament and lamellae (Red blood cells
evident.) ... However, this can only be used consistently by strong swimmers (