What makes a shark a ‘shark’?
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What makes a shark a ‘shark’?

“Shark” is a broad term referring to all sharks and their relatives, which are jawed fish with cartilaginous skeletons. There are no true bones present in a shark’s skeleton, fins or scales.   Scientifically known as Chondrichthyans (Greek for ‘cartilage fish’), sharks and their relatives are split into two subclasses: Elasmobranchii (sharks, rays and skates) … Continue reading