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8.03 Fish Questions

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  • After reading about fish, answer the following questions:

    1. List three adaptations for water found in fish.
    2. What can be inferred about the evolution of the cranium and vertebral column from examining hagfishes and lampreys?
    3. How might fin shape differ in a fish with a torpedo-shaped cylindrical body and a fish with a flattened body?
    4. Describe the senses of fish.
    5. Explain how fish reproduce and develop
    6. What is a swim bladder? What is it's purpose? 
    7. Any animal that is underwater is under pressure. Diving exposes animals to higher pressure. How would this affect a fish's swim bladder?

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