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Fish osmoregulation

Fish osmoregulation

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Published by Science Publishers in Enfield, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishes -- Physiology,
  • Osmoregulation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Bernardo Baldisserotto, Juan Miguel Mancera Romero, B.G. Kapoor.
    ContributionsBaldisserotto, Bernardo., Mancera Romero, Juan Miguel., Kapoor, B. G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL639.1 .F573 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17928006M
    ISBN 109781578084470
    LC Control Number2007019673

    About this book Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies Series, Volume 9. A wealth of information on osmotic and ionic reaulation in Estuarine and Marine Animals has been accumulated over the past decades. Osmosis is the diffusion of water across a membrane in response to osmotic pressure caused by an imbalance of molecules on either side of the membrane. Osmoregulation is the process of maintenance of salt and water balance (osmotic balance) across membranes within the body’s fluids, which are composed of water, plus electrolytes and non-electrolytes.

    In , Homer Smith, working at New York University and the Mt. Desert Island Biological Laboratory, determined many patterns of marine fish osmoregulation. The survival challenges are even greater for anadromous salmon, which, after spending most of their lives in the ocean, then breed in freshwater. Osmoregulation is the active regulation of the osmotic pressure of bodily fluids to maintain the homeostasis of the body's water content; that is it keeps the body's fluids from becoming too dilute or too concentrated. Osmotic pressure is a measure of the tendency of water to move into one solution from another by higher the osmotic pressure of a solution the more .

      Osmoregulation is the process of maintaining an internal balance of salt and water in a fish’s body. A fish is, after all, a collection of fluids floating in a fluid environment, with only a thin skin to separate the two. There is always a difference between the salinity of a fish’s environment and the inside of its body, whether the fish. Osmoregulation is the active regulation of the osmotic pressure of an organism's body fluids, detected by osmoreceptors, to maintain the homeostasis of the organism's water content; that is, it maintains the fluid balance and the concentration of electrolytes (salts in solution which in this case is represented by body fluid) to keep the body fluids.


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In this book several specialists have analyzed and reviewed the new data published regarding fish osmoregulation.

The chapters present an integrative synthesis of the different aspects of this field focusing on osmoregulation in specific environments or situations, function of osmoregulatory organs, general mechanisms and endocrine Edition: 1st Edition.

In this book several specialists have analyzed and reviewed the new data published regarding fish osmoregulation.

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The chapters present an integrative synthesis of the different aspects. Fish Osmoregulation - CRC Press Book Fish lives in environments with a wide variety of chemical characteristics (fresh, brackish and seawater, acidic, alkaline, soft and hard waters).

From an osmoregulatory point of view, fish have developed several mechanisms to live in these different environments. Fish osmoregulation has always attracted considerable attention and in the last years several studies have increased our knowledge of this physiological process. In this book several specialists have analyzed and reviewed the new data published regarding fish osmoregulation.

Sharks are cartilaginous fish with a rectal gland to secrete salt and assist in osmoregulation. Figure Fish are osmoregulators, but must use different mechanisms to survive in (a) freshwater or (b) saltwater environments.

(credit: modification of. The book examines excretion and osmoregulation and the skin and scales, as well as stenohaline and anadromous fishes, skin, and scales. The publication also underscores endocrine organs, gonads and reproduction, and early development and hatching.

Osmoregulation in teleost fishes, whether they live in freshwater or sea, its physio­logical activity is very closely related to their survival, yet in-spite of the importance of osmoregulation surprisingly little is known about how fish deals with physiological problems inherent in living in hypo-osmotic and hyperosmotic environments.

Osmoregulation in whitebellied sunbirds Nectarinia talatala (body mass ± g, mean ± S.D., N=7), was examined by feeding them sucrose solutions, equivalent to.

Home Publications Books Osmoregulation and Ion Transport. Osmoregulation and Ion Transport Integrating Physiological, Molecular and Environmental Aspects The topic of osmoregulation has a long history, and is home to some of the most profound discoveries in the life sciences; including the universal mechanisms of how water and salt move across.

Osmoregulation. Osmoregulation is the process of maintaining salt and water balance (osmotic balance) across membranes within the body. The fluids inside and surrounding cells are composed of water, electrolytes, and nonelectrolytes.

An electrolyte is a compound that dissociates into ions when dissolved in : Charles Molnar, Jane Gair, Molnar, Charles, Gair, Jane. Osmoregulation maintains the proper balance of electrolytes in the human body, despite external factors such as temperature, diet, and weather conditions.

By diffusion of water or solutes, osmotic balance ensures that optimal concentrations of electrolytes and non-electrolytes are maintained in cells, body tissues, and in interstitial fluid. Analyzes and reviews the data published regarding fish osmoregulation.

This book focuses on osmoregulation in specific environments or situations, function of osmoregulatory organs, general. Fish Osmoregulation by Bernardo Baldisserotto Book Resume: Fish lives in environments with a wide variety of chemical characteristics (fresh, brackish and seawater, acidic, alkaline, soft and hard waters).

From an osmoregulatory point of view, fish have developed several mechanisms to live in these different environments. Osmoregulation is the process of maintenance of salt and water balance (osmotic balance) across membranes within the body’s fluids, which are composed of water, plus electrolytes and non-electrolytes.

An electrolyte is a solute that dissociates into ions when dissolved in water. A non-electrolyte, in contrast, Author: Charles Molnar, Jane Gair, Molnar, Charles, Gair, Jane. Fish Physiology started in by Drs William S.

Hoar and David J. Randall and has run as a series ever since. It remains the only such peer-reviewed series of its kind in the field and is regarded as the ‘go-to’ reference source on the topics presented. Fish Gills.

The ways in which ion pumping cells in fish gills work is dependent upon external conditions. ◦Diadromous: migrate between seawater and fresh water. Catadromous: spend most of their lives in the sea and migrate to fresh water to breed ( Size: 1MB. The respiratory organ of fish is the gill.

In addition to respiration, the gills also perform functions of acid-base regulation, osmoregulation, and excretion of nitrogenous compounds.

His notable contribution to the study of fish osmoregulation was the hypothesis that freshwater fishes extract needed NaCl from the environmental via parallel Na + / NH 4 + and Cl − / HCO 3 − exchangers (Krogh,).Cited by: 1.

Introduction. The focus of this review is on estuarine and tide pool resident teleost fish species and includes some well-studied model species such as mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus), Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), mudskippers (e.g.

Periopthalmodon modestus), some euryhaline flounders (e.g. starry flounder, Platichthys stellatus), stickleback (e.g. three-spined stickleback Cited by: Fish endocrinology Hardcover – J by A.J.

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