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Swim bladder

swim bladder --> air bladder

1. (Science: anatomy) An air sac, sometimes double or variously lobed, in the visceral cavity of many fishes. It originates in the same way as the lungs of air-breathing vertebrates, and in the adult may retain a tubular connection with the pharynx or oesophagus.

2. A sac or bladder full of air in an animal or plant; also an air hole in a casting.


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Re: What is this animal?

... and if you look on the left of the image it looks to me like a "swim bladder" used by fish and other marine organisms for buoyancy and stability, also the ...

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by vk4vfx
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:33 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
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Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... ability to genetically metamorphosis was lost and they began to fish. Swim bladder - the remnant of the ancient pulmones http://translate.google.ru/translate?prev=hp&hl=ru&js=y&u=http%3A%2F%2Fspacenoology.agro.name%2F%3Fpage_id%3D24&sl=ru&tl=en&history_state0 ...

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by LeoPol
Wed Jan 27, 2010 7:32 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Re: Bible vs Darwin

... as gar) still have lungs while in other fish the lungs evolved into the swim bladder. As for limbs, the bone structure of lobe-finned fish is almost identical to that of ...

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by AFJ
Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:25 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bible vs Darwin
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Bible vs Darwin

... as gar) still have lungs while in other fish the lungs evolved into the swim bladder. As for limbs, the bone structure of lobe-finned fish is almost identical to that of ...

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by alextemplet
Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bible vs Darwin
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Re: evolution - in the details

... affords) allows for quick species radiation. Example? Well consider the swim bladder in fish which was coopted by the ancestors of the frogs to swim in swallow waters with ...

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by weesper
Wed Aug 23, 2006 7:07 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution - in the details
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