Is a Shark a Vertebrate?

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Sharks have backbones, thus they are classified as vertebrates. Unlike most fish that have a skeleton made up of bones, they have a skeleton made up of cartilage. These are softer and more flexible than bones.
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A shark is a vertebrate. The shark has a backbone. Some other vertebrates would be; humans, dogs and cats. Some examples of invertebrates are octopus, worms, crabs and other shellfish.
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Sharks belong to the vertebrate group known as Fish. Specifically, they belong to the vertebrate group known as Chondrichthyes - all sharks and rays - which have skeletons of cartilage
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Good question. cartilage is a skeletal material like bone. When we're born, most of our bones are soft; the skull gets really squeezed out of shape (of course, it also has sutures
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cartilaginous fish. Chondrichthyes or cartilaginous fishes, jawed fish with paired fins, paired nostrils, scales, two-chambered hearts, and skeletons made of cartilage rather than
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Chondrichthyes or cartilaginous fishes, jawed fish with paired fins, paired nostrils, scales, two-chambered hearts, and skeletons made of cartilage rather than bone.
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