Of all the vertebrate species recorded which class has the maximum number of species?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 weeks ago

Of all the vertebrate species recorded which class has the maximum number of species?
 
(a) Amphibians
 
(b) Mammals
 
(c) Fishes
 
(d) Reptiles
 
This question was posed to me in semester exam.
 
The doubt is from Biodiversity topic in portion Biodiversity and Conservation of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 weeks ago

The correct choice is (c) Fishes
 
For explanation I would say: Fishes are limbless cold-blooded vertebrate gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals. They commonly have fins and are covered with scales. Of all the vertebrate species recorded, fishes have the maximum number of species.