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air bladder,

in fish: see swim bladderswim bladder,
large, thin-walled sac in some fishes that may function in several ways, e.g., as a buoyant float, a sound producer and receptor, and a respiratory organ. The swim bladder, or air bladder, is located in the dorsal portion of the body cavity and is filled with gases.
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They are made with synthetic rubber skin which is pulled over steel skeletons, motors and air bladders.
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