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Importance of Red Muscle Tissue (3)

1. Thin layer under the skin
2. Develops when needed sustained swimming
3. Have lots of Myoglobin and Mitochondria

2

Importance of White Muscle Tissue (4)

1. Major type
2. Anaerobic Respiration
3. Energy by glycolysis
4. Glycogen can take serval hrs to recover

3

Importance of Pink Muscle Tissue (2)

1. Scup fish rich in this muscle
2. Common in Atlantic waters (over-fished)

4

What is special about sonic muscles in fish?

1. Fastest muscle in vertebrates
2. Strong Sonics attract mates

5

Where is the sonic muscles located?

Attached on gas bladder or nearby

6

Neoteny

The delaying or slowing of the physiological (or somatic) development of an organism

7

What are pseudobranchs and their function?

1. 1st gill arch
2. Need oxygen for proper eye function and provide oxygenated blood to eyes

8

What is the Rete Mirabile "wonderful net"? Function and Location?

1. Counter-current blood flow exchanger
2. Oxygen pressure and heat
3. Near Eyes and swim bladders

9

What is the function of Swim Bladder?

Control Buoyancy

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What is the Swim Bladder filled with?

Nitrogen, Carbon Dioxide, and Oxygen