gill
See: branchia [Martin, 2005].
See: branchia [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Cumacea):
Branchial lobule [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Decapoda):
One of several respiratory projections that may be associated with each thoracic appendage (thoracopod). According to position one may distinguish arthrobranchs, pleurobranchs, or podobranchs; according to structure, dendrobranchs, phyllobranchs, or trichobranchs. Typically contained in branchial chamber on each side of cephalothorax. (Syn. branchia) See: gill formula [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Amphipoda):
Accessory gill, coxal gill, sternal gill [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
Branchia [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Mysida):
In certain mysidaceans, one in a series of branched respiratory structures arising dorsally from base of thoracopod. (See also epipod) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Stomatopoda):
Respiratory projections on appendages (pleopods) of first five abdominal appendages (pleomeres); located on exopod. Epipods of third through fifth thoracopods also with respiratoty function. (Syn. branchia) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
In certain ostracods, term occasionally applied to lamellar respiratory process located dorsally on trunk. (Syn. branchia) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Euphausiacea):
Respiratory structure associated with second through eighth thoracopods. Projects from basal segment (coxa) of appendages, thus representing an epipod and often being termed podobranch. Not covered by carapace. Gill forms greater part of reduced eighth (and occasionally seventh) thoracopods. (Syn. podobranch, podobranchial gill, epipod) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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