Essential Rhythm 5/27/21: Osmoregulation and bony fish

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley

This episode reviews the mechanisms by which marine and freshwater fish osmoregulate, meaning, how they maintain an internal salinity different than the external salinity, whether in fresh or salt water.

About the host:
Sarah O’Malley is an ecologist, naturalist and science communicator passionate about deepening her listeners’ experiences with the natural world. She teaches biology and sustainability at Maine Maritime Academy and is currently collaborating on a guide book to the intertidal zone in the Gulf of Maine.