Do mermaids use gills or lungs to breathe?
Kate- They use lungs to breathe because humans have lungs.
Caitlin- They use gills so they can stay underwater a long time.
Eva-They use gills because underwater the gills when they are underwater will let them breather.
Mathew- They use gills because they can breathe underwater for a long time.
Abby- They use gills because humans don’t use gills to breathe and mermaids are more fish.
Kierra-They use gills because they can talk underwater.
Praveen-They use lungs because they breathe air up above.
Madilyn R.-They use lungs because they go outside of the water to breathe.
Landen- They have lungs in their chest and gills in their fins because they are half human up top and half fish down there. Maybe the lungs and gills are connected together and switch on and off.
Leora-They use gills so they can breathe underwater.
Alsacia-They have lungs because they are half human at the top and that is where their lungs are.
Kerri-They have lungs because they come up for air.
Jacob- They have both because they are half human and half mermaid.
Lilly-They have both because in the water her tail makes her swim and when she is outside it makes her breathe.
Ryleigh- I think mermaids are real and they can stay underwater more so they use gills.
Hannah-They use lungs because they are half human and half fish and where the lungs are is where they are human.
Ryan- They use both because I think they come up to the surface some and down in the water some.
Jillian- They use gills because then they can stay underwater for a very long hour.
Brandon-They use gills because it helps them breathe more than people breathe underwater.
Levi- They have both because they are half human half fish.
Adrienne- They use lungs because they look like a person.
Madeline B.-They use lungs because lungs can be for humans or mermaids.
Caleb- They use both because they can go underwater and for diving up.