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gas bladder

gas bladder

see AIR BLADDER.
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Male Atlantic toadfish, for example, contract and relax their swimbladder muscles up to 100-200 times per second to produce short, repetitive "boatwhistle" calls, but there are long periods of silence to recuperate energy.
Sometimes swimbladder problems can be linked to diet and this may be the case with Ant, given the association with feeding.
Abdominal/caudal vertebral configuration Type A, with haemal arches of first two caudal vertebrae expanded to accommodate posterior extension of swimbladder (Fig.
Five days after activation, the posterior part of the swimbladder is filled and swimming horizontally, the larvae start to capture and ingest external food (Balon, 1958a, 1995b).
Efficacy of some anthelmintics against the swimbladder nematode Anguillicola crassus of eel Anguilla anguilla under salt water conditions.
Any disease which affects the nervous system, muscular system or swimbladder can cause abnormal swimming behaviour.
8 kg walleye was found to contain hard cysts or nodules in the swimbladder and visceral fat.
My fish had a problem with its swimbladder, which caused him to float on one side,'' wrote E Cartwright from Hove in the site's problem-sharing chat room.
They make the sound by rapidly contracting their swimbladder.
Hallacher (1974) characterized the structure and points of attachment of swimbladder muscles for 82 species of Sebastes, and found two major types and seven patterns within these types.
Gar are conspicuous in streams of the Midwest, often breaking the surface to replace the air in their swimbladder, from which they can move oxygen into the bloodstream (Cross and Collins, 1995; Pflieger, 1997).