Internal Anatomy of Bony Fish

manipulation of food as well as chemosensory reception

contain capillary beds for gas exchange for respiration

two-chambered organ (one atrium, one ventricle) that pumps deoxygenated blood to the gills for oxygenation and from there throughout the various organ systems of the body

large whitish organ that detoxifies many constituents of the absorbed digested compounds and functions in lipid and glycogen storage

stores bile produced in liver

elongate organ that stores blood and recycles worn-out red blood cells

pyloric ceca
three short pouches extending laterally from the small intestine near its juncture with the stomach that increase digestive surface area of the intestine

site of food storage and initiation of digestion

small intestine
digestion of food receieved from stomach and nutrient absorption into bloodstream

terminal portion of intestinal tract that leads to anus

testes (male)
paired organs that produce sperm for transport through the sperm ducts and release through the genital pore for external fertilization

ovary (female)
single (fused) organ that produces eggs for transport through the short oviduct and release through the urogenital pore for external fertilization

regulates egestion of undigested food (feces) from body

urinary bladder
store organ for ammonia prior to elimination through urogenital pore

columnar units of the vertebral column which provide support, house the dorsal nerve cord, and articulate with the ribs

swim bladder
hollow, gas-filled sac that serves as a buoyancy organ

paired tubes that transport kidney filtrate (ammonia) to the urinary bladder

filter nitrogenous waste from the blood

Liver Regulates blood chemistry and produces bike for the digestion of fat which it drains into the gall bladder Gallbladder Stores bile from the liver and drains it into intestine for the emulsification of fats WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM …

spinal cord a column of nerve tissue running through the vertebral column muscle a contractile organ consisting of many cells; move the body and fins of the fish WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON ANY TOPIC SPECIFICALLY FOR …

heart pumps the blood of the shark kidney two ribbon like organs near the vertebrae; excretes liquid waste WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON ANY TOPIC SPECIFICALLY FOR YOU FOR ONLY $13.90/PAGE Write my sample spinal nerve cord …

Liver conversion of glucose to glycogen for storage; production of bile; deamination of amino acids, lipid storage, detoxification of poisons cloaca recieves waste from large intestine and bladder, gametes passes all to outside WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE …

Anus 1. Digestive 2. Outlet of the rectum; canal for waste to exit the body 3. Inferior to the digestive tract Vagina 1. Urinary/ reproductive 2. Birth canal 3. Inferior to the uterus WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE …

Nostril External organ of nasal cavity Lateral Line Sensory organ on the side of the body that interprets vibrations and pressure changes in the water WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON ANY TOPIC SPECIFICALLY FOR YOU FOR ONLY …

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