What is the importance of a swim bladder in a fish?
swim bladder is what helps the fish stay afloat without the swim bladder a fish would simply sink duhhh ...
What is th efunction of the swim bladder in a fish?
Without the swim bladder, the fish will sink. This is why fish can float around without even swimming or moving their fins, because their swim bladder keeps them afloat. ...
Asked in Fish
What is the Function of the urinary bladder of the fish?
The urinary bladder is situated behind the Vent (Anus) on the fish. Just as it is on humans, it is there to release any unwanted waste from the body. Fish have two bladders, one is a swim bladder and the other is the urinary bladder. Do not get these mixed up. The swim bladder allows the fish swim in different densities of water and the urinary bladder is to pass urine. Fish do not use urea to get rid of their...
Why is the swim bladder an important evolutionary adamtation in fish?
because when the fish is swimming it hass to use its bladder to swim away
Asked in Freshwater Fish, Fish
How does the fish bladder enable the fish to float and sink?
Most fish have a swim bladder. When the swim bladder is filled with gas, the overall density of the body is lower that that of waterr. therefore, the fish floats. When gas is released from the bladder, the overall density of the body is higher than that of water. thus the fish sinks. (from Interative Science 1B, p.153.) ...
What are some uses of a bladder in a fish?
To urinate, if you mean the urinary bladder. If you mean the swim bladder, it is to be able to change its depth in the water. It has a way to vent air from the gills to the swim bladder, and from the swim bladder to the digestive tract. So the fish would inflate the bladder to be able to rise and deflate the bladder to go lower. ...
Asked in Care of Fish, Fish, Freshwater Aquariums
What do you do if your fish can not swim?
Well if your fish is a goldfish, it probably has swim bladder disease. The fish's swim bladder helps it to stay balanced as it swims. If your fish is not able to swim, there could be internal damage from another fish, or, it could have swim bladder. Maybe try calling your local pet store to see what they can do for you. :) ...
Asked in Care of Fish, Fish, Saltwater Fish
How does a fish control their depth in water?
A fish controls its depth by increasing or decreasing the amount of air in its swim bladder. When a fish has more air in the swim bladder, it is more bouyant and rises to the surface ,but when it lets out the air and the swim bladder fills with water, it becomes less bouyant so the fish sinks. ...