Is a Shark a Mammal?


A mammal is a warm blooded animal with the ability to feed its offspring with its milk. A mammal also has a backbone and is a vertebrate. While a shark has a backbone, it is a part of the cartilage fish class and is not a mammal.
Q&A Related to "Is a Shark a Mammal?"
It is not a mammal because it does not have any hair, nor does it have a vertebrate
Because they don't nurse their young( all mamals produce milk for their young), and they don't have lungs(they breath with gills). Had to add this since a few others don't know, sharks
Sharks are carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin. They are Chondrichthyes, a type of fish, not mammals.
1 Additional Answer Answer for: Is a Shark a Mammal
Sharks are fish.
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