Essays Tagged: "gills"

Vertebrate adaptations for terrestrial Life.

s need to respire, but I have no idea why. Maybe you would like to answer that? Aquatic animals use gills, which are outgrowths from the body which increase surface area over which gas exchange can oc ... outgrowths from the body which increase surface area over which gas exchange can occur. Inside the gills of aquatic animals, the circulatory system removes oxygen, and delivers waste carbon dioxide. ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Surface Area to Volume Ratio and the Relation to the Rate of Diffusion.

they need to diffuse through. Larger multi-celled organisms need organs to respire such as lungs or gills.MethodThe reason I chose to do this particular experiment is because I found it very interesti ...

(5 pages) 64777 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Habitat Selection of Terrestrial Isopods.

. These tiny creatures are commonly referred to as pillbugs, rolie-polies, or sowbugs. Pillbugs use gills to respire, therefore, their affinity to humid surroundings. These isopods can be located in l ... e habitat selection.The hypothesis prepared in the humidity experiment was that if pillbugs contain gills structures within their anatomy, then a humidity habitat will be their main attraction. The se ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The destroying angel mushroom

as or destroying angel mushroom are noted for the following characteristics: White or cream colored gills with white spore prints, gills attached to the stalk but free from the cap, at the base of the ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Water Penny Beetle

er Penny Beetle has extended flanges which resemble suction cu[s and have five pairs of finger-like gills on the front. Adults are brown or black oval with soft bodies measuring from 4.5 to 6 millimet ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Osmoregulation in Fish.

and maintain its water balance, the fish drinks the sea water. The chloride secretory cells in the gills of the fish actively secrete the excess salt - gained from drinking the sea water - back out i ... odstream, resulting in a large volume of very dilute urine. Using chloride secretory cells in their gills, fresh water fish area able to actively uptake mineral salts from the water which are lost in ...

(1 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Frogs Verse Toads

creatures with no fins, just one tail. They usually have a small mouth and unlike fish, never have gills. Agter a few weeks the tadpoles start to develop legs. And as more time goes on they become mo ...

(1 pages) 456 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


this is when life is formed. Others believe life occurs in early stages of fetal development: when gills disappear, after brain development, or 'when the fetus becomes viable, (i. e. able to live out ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


hing. There are three types of commercial fishing nets, there are Gill Nets, which trap fish by the gills as they try and back out of the net. Trap Nets are another the fish are baited into an enclosu ...

(2 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

My Experience Fishing / How To Fish

f the hook. If your choice of bait is a minnow-fish then you will have to put the hook through the gills on one side and then out of the gills on the other side.        Now when th ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bio 207 "animal physiology"

the air-Water has higher viscosity (resistance of flow) that make it hard to flow water through the gills so it makes it makes it energetically costly than breathing done in the air-Fish use gills to ... , fish use counter current exchange to get oxygen that is more efficient than current exchange- The gills: the gills are composed of a gill arch (which gives the gill rigid support), gill filaments (a ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Descriptive essay titled Circle of Life. freshman level essay describing an event

ent story for minnows. Moray has no teeth so his meals are just swallowed whole. On the side of his gills he has these small fins that are maybe a half-inch in length. He breathes calmly drawing back ...

(3 pages) 2448 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Animal physiology study notes

to seawater(evolutionary adoptation)Hagfish is the only vertebrate that is isosmotic to seawaterThe gills in seawater teleofish is the major organ that eleminate excess ionsMammals is one of few group ...

(2 pages) 837 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology