aquatic respiration

aquatic respiration A reference to the process whereby an aquatic animal obtains oxygen from the surrounding water.
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Aquatic respiration

Aquatic respiration is the process whereby an aquatic animal obtains oxygen from water. ==Respiratory systems== ===Fish=== In most fish respiration takes place through gills. Lungfish, however, possess one or two lungs. The labyrinth fish have developed a special organ that allows them to take advantage of the oxygen of the air, but is not a true ...
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