Study the diagram given below and answer the questions based on it:

(i) Label the parts 1-5.

(ii) State the function of part 5.

(iii) How does the given organism breathe?

(iv) What do you mean by ectothermal?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

(i) 1: Dorsal fin; 2: Pectoral fin; 3: Pelvic fin; 4: Anal fin; 5: Operculum
(ii) Part 5 i.e. Operculum protects the gills.
(iii) The given organism breathes with the help of gills.
(iv) Ectothermal means cold-blooded. Animals which change their body temperature according to the surrounding temperature are called ectothermal animals.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM