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Date: 7/1/2005


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Is it possible for a fish to absorb any Oxygen from the air at all? I have been told that it was, and would like some clarification.


Replies:
Gills are more efficient than lungs in taking oxygen out of water or air. The catch is that the gill filaments are so delicate they dry out very quickly in air and become permanently nonfunctional.

Steve Sample


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