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branchiate

[′braŋ·kē‚āt]
(vertebrate zoology)
Having gills.
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When the unusual features (see below) of the branchiate tiger salamander population were realized in August of 1996, more attention and additional sampling effort were given to these animals.
Thirty-two representative branchiate animals were maintained in South Dakota and transported live to Indiana for additional examination.
5A); first two pairs short, with succeeding branchiae longer and thicker, tending to project outwards at 90[degrees] to axis of body (Figs 5B, 5E), 75 % of chaetigers branchiate.
dinthwanyana differs from both species by having greatly curved unworn modified spines on chaetiger 5, companion chaetae with the hooded hooks of the last three chaetigers and 75 % of the chaetigers being branchiate.
The anterior fragment consisted of the head, thorax, and most of the abdomen (about 25 or more pairs of branchiae), while the posterior fragment consisted of the tail, pygidium, and usually about five or fewer branchiate abdominal setigers.