Sharks are fish
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Are sharks fish or mammals?
The fact that whales ?some of which look a little like sharks ?are mammals confuses people into thinking that sharks may be mammals too. Although some whales and sharks look similar, whales are mammals, whereas sharks are fish.
Do sharks have bones or cartilage?
Yes, sharks are fish. They live in water and use their gills to breathe by filtering oxygen like other fish. However they are different to most species of fish their body is made out of cartilage instead of bones like other fish. How many bones does a shark have?
Why is a shark a fish?
A shark is a fish because it has the same characteristics of a fish, including being aquatic, cold-blooded, using gills to breathe and using fins to swim. Specifically, a shark is a cartilaginous fish that belongs to class Chondrichthyes.
Are rainbow sharks fish or mammals?
Rainbow sharks are territorial fish species and that is why they attack others if they see their territory is in danger. Are sharks fish or not? Sharks are fish as they have fins like other fishes. They are not mammals nor are they reptiles. They are fishes.