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Keywords: aquatic respirationClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (17): 3099–3107.
Published: 1 August 2004
... aquatic gas exchange. An elevated reliance upon aquatic respiration, which presumably translates into a decreased air-breathing frequency, may be metabolically more efficient for R. leukops compared to the expenditure (i.e. time and energy)associated with air-breathing within fast-flowing riffle zones...