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Goldfish Internal Anatomy

Goldfish Internal Anatomy

(click image for larger view) Mouth Food is ingested through the mouth, but the mouth also takes in fresh water.  This water is continually pumped over the gills to extract oxygen from it, and then expelled through the operculua. Pharynx The pharynx is located at the very back of the mouth, and this is where…
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The Goldfish Digestive System

The Goldfish Digestive System

Jennie Connelly 2012 Introduction  The digestive tract of the goldfish is interesting because it completely lacks a stomach.  This means that food moves through the goldfish system faster than it does in animals with a stomach, because there is no space for large amounts of food to be stored.  It also means the intestines are…
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