trichobranchiate gill

trichobranchiate gill

[¦trik·ə′braŋ·kē‚āt ¦gil]
(invertebrate zoology)
A gill with filamentous branches arranged in several series around the axis; found in some decapod crustaceans.
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The red swamp freshwater crayfish possess a trichobranchiate gill type, which consists of three types according to their place of attachment on the body; podobranchiae (Fig.
The red swamp freshwater crayfish as all Astacopsis and Parastacoides, that the trichobranchiate gills type were composed of numerous non-branched feather-like gills filaments arising from a main gill axis, which was noted by Huxley, Burggren et al.