How does a fish differ from an amphibian? List some characteristics an amphibian has to make a comparison.
The most obvious difference between a fish and an amphibian is that (most) fish can only survive when submerged in water. Amphibians, on the other hand, can survive both in and out of the water. Amphibians have legs and feet that help them move about on land. Fish only have fins, which work well in the water but are useless on land.
Fish breathe through gills. These organs need to remain wet in order to pull oxygen out of their environment. Gills dry out quickly out of the water, causing the fish to...
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