Gill slits are individual openings to gills, i.e., multiple gill arches, which lack a
single outer cover. Such gills are characteristic of cartilaginous fish such as
Shark gills. Sharks have 5-7 pairs of gill slits located on the sides of their heads.
They breathe through these gill slits.
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A shark has several pairs of gills on either side of its head, unlike other fish who
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Seven Gill Sharks - Notorynchus cepedianus. Photo by PSRF. DESCRIPTION. 7-
gill sharks are distinguished by being the only shark species to have 7 gill slits.