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...
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. ... By
choosing a particular environment a fish can gain some control over it body
temperature. ... So to have a more effectively functioning brain and muscles we
need to keep ... (which does not generate much heat) and to heat the blood going
to its brain.
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
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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
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They have a cartilage skeleton (no bone), lack vertebral centra and paired fins ....
injected into the host, causing the host to yield more blood. Hagfish are ....
Depending on the species, bony fishes can live at various temperatures. Some
Sharks & Rays are FISH, but they are very special fish, they are cartilaginous fish
... species which can be further classified into around 400 species of sharks ....
This red muscle has a good blood supply and helps the shark to swim slowly for
a long time ... Most fish are cold blooded; their body temperature is the same as
There are two main groups of fish, bony fish (Teleosts) and cartilaginous fish (
Elasmobranchs). As the ... The teleosts are far more numerous, with a greater
diversity of species than the ... Their temperature varies with the temperature of
their surroundings. Fish living in warm seas will have correspondingly warm
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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
When you think of a shark what distinctive features do you think of? ... To be
classified in Class Chondrichthyes, the fish has to have a skeleton made of
cartilage, not ... Sharks have five rigid fins which they can't fold down against their
bodies (unlike .... blood around their body, feeding their musckes and producing