Bunton and Yeager 5 Operculum Protective covering for the gills Gills Allow for

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Bunton and Yeager 5OperculumProtective covering for the gillsGills Allow for the fish to perform respirationAnusExcretes wastesLateral LineUsed to detect movement in surrounding waters
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Bunton and Yeager 6ScaleStreamlines the fish for movement by reducing friction, protective coveringInternal PartsName PictureFunctionGill ArchMain part of the gills, contains gill filaments
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Bunton and Yeager 7Gill FilamentsThe top most point that blood reaches, allows for water flowLiverBreaks down toxins HeartPumps blood throughout a fish
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Bunton and Yeager 8StomachDigests and breaks down foodIntestineA path for wastes to pass to the anus
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Bunton and Yeager 9Swim BladderKeeps a fish afloat by maintaining different levels ofgasQuestions:1.No, both jaws of the fish are not equally moveable because the lower jaw is more flexibleand the upper jaw is fixed.2.No, the perch does not have eyelids. 3.On each side of the perch there are three gills. The covering that protects them is the operculum4.Gas exchange occurs in the gills by blood and water flowing in two different directions.5.The caudal fin was the largest. The difference in this fin when it is compared to others is that it is one whole fin, instead of a fin with a slit or a fin with two parts.6.The function of the lateral line is to detect movements and pressure changes in the surrounding water
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Bunton and Yeager 107.The scales on the trunk and tail region are arranged facing backwards, which allows for streamlined motion. The scales are also smoother on this end of the fish.8.The swim bladder controls buoyancy by containing gas
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  • Fall '15
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  • Fish anatomy, Jayanti Bunton, Mason Yeager

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