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Noun1.Pristis - type genus of the PristidaePristis - type genus of the Pristidae    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Pristidae, Pristidae - large primitive rays with elongated snouts
Pristis pectinatus, smalltooth sawfish - commonly found in tropical bays and estuaries; not aggressive
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A Future for a Forgotten Predator: Assessment of the Global and Regional Legal Frameworks for Protection and Recovery of the Caribbean Sawfishes Pristis Pristis and Pristis Pectinata and Recommendations for the Course Forward, Dalhousie University.
Movement patterns and habitat use of smalltooth sawfish, Pristis pectinata, determined using pop-up satellite archival tags.
Concerns over bycatch of another protected species, smalltooth sawfish, Pristis pectinata, resulted in a partnership to test the ability of electronic technology to monitor interactions in 2013.
Pristis pristis (Linnaeus, 1758); Pristidae: (Pez) Sierra (PN, PS, ZN, CA, VC).
The rare occurrence of Carcharhinus and Pristis, both taxa confined today to warm-temperate to tropical waters, in the temperate waters of Early Eocene in Antarctica indicates that both were not primary inhabitants but migrated along open trans-equatorial seaways into Southern Hemisphere waters (Kriwet 2005).
But Barbara Wueringer of the University of Western Australia in Crawley got a rare chance for a more natural look at a freshwater sawfish, Pristis microdon, in tanks in Australia just after the fish were collected from the wild.
3 0,2 Pristis pectinata Rayas Rajiforme no 8 0,5 identificado Dasyatis cf.
pristis (spiny rosette forbs, Apiaceae) were not totally consumed by fire, with their basis remaining and also re-sprouting very quickly after fire (more details in Fidelis et al.
viridis specimens on a gill net entangled on the bill of a sawfish, Pristis pectinata Latham 1794 (Table 2), but the sawfish could have traveled a considerable distance in a short time.