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Pristis pristis (Largetooth sawfish; Common sawfish; Small-toothed sawfish; Sawfish)

Synonyms: Pristis canaliculata; Pristis caniculata; Pristis clavata; Pristis microdon; Pristis typica; Pristis zephyreus; Squalus pristis
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Wikipedia Abstract

The common sawfish, Pristis pristis, is a sawfish of the family Pristidae. It is found worldwide in tropical and subtropical coastal regions, but also enters freshwater. It has declined drastically and is considered critically endangered.
View Wikipedia Record: Pristis pristis

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Pristis pristis

Attributes

Migration [1]  Oceanodromous
Top 100 Endangered [2]  Yes

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Terranova circularis <Unverified Name>[3]

Distribution

Western Pacific: northern Australia, from Western Australia to Queensland (Ref. 7300). Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Ecuador. Western Atlantic: Florida and Louisiana, USA to Brazil (Ref. 7251). Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to Angola, including the western Mediterranean.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM 2Baillie, J.E.M. & Butcher, E. R. (2012) Priceless or Worthless? The world’s most threatened species. Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom. 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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