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What if fish has no scales?

Asked: Mackenzie Petrie, Last Updated:

Fishes that don't have scales include the clingfish, catfish and shark family, among others. Instead of scales, they have other layers of material over their skin. They can have bony plates that are also covered by another layer or tiny, teeth-like protrusions covering their skin.

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