Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 40 - Self-Quiz - Page 720: 2



Work Step by Step

Marine bony fishes have a concentration of solute that is lower than that of the seawater that surrounds them; therefore, water flows out of the fish into the seawater. To replace the water that they lose, these fish swallow seawater and pump salt back into the water through their gills.
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