Are Sharks Mammals?


Sharks (superorder Selachimorpha) are a type of fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a highly streamlined body.They are not mammals.
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Alright, so because a Shark is an animal it's Kingdom- Anamalia. Because it has a basic skeletal structure (Cartalidge, not bone) it goes into phylum chordata. Although, instead of
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.
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Sharks are fish.
No. Sharks are a type of fish, they are oviparous that is, the eggs develop outside the mother's body.
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