The totoaba's swim bladder
is considered a delicacy in China and can fetch up to $20,000 on the black market.
Many goldfish suffer from Swim Bladder
Disease that prevents them from staying afloat.
According to SoftSchools.com, catfish are able to produce and detect sound due to a bony structure that connects their swim bladder
and auditory system.
Swimming on his side may be linked to a skin problem, or could be due to an issue with his swim bladder
. This is an air-filled sac which inflates and deflates to aid buoyancy.
Sadly, that is part of a trail of blood spattered across the planet, taking the shape of Chinese characters for trinkets and various "traditional medicines" that spell out ivory, rhino horn, jaguar fangs, swim bladder
, shark's fin and a host of other ghastly products.
It has no swim bladder
to stabilise it in the water column, unusual among fish.
Surface action is mainly to gulp air for swim bladder
adjustment - these fish won't look at anything.
Distribution and frequencies of gram's(-) bacteria from skin, gills, intestine, kidney, liver, and swim bladder
These types of fish can carry out lung respiration (Moraes et al., 2005), skin respiration (Mittal and Munshi, 1971; Park et al., 2006), swim bladder
respiration (Graham, 2011), air bladder respiration (Hughes et al., 1974); supra-branchial organ respiration (Hakim et al., 1978; Baloch and Jafri, 2004) or digestive track respiration (Park and Kim, 2001; Podkowa and Goniakowska-Witalinska, 2002; Cruz et al., 2009).
A A calf's stomach B A sturgeon's swim bladder
C Albumen (egg white) D A sheep's gall bladder QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: Bizet's opera The Pearl Fishers is set on which island?
Darwin (1859) accepted the hypothesis that during metamorphosis the Pleuronectiformes symmetrical larvae could not long retain a vertical position because of the excessive depth of their bodies and the loss of the swim bladder