sawshark


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sawshark

(ˈsɔːˌʃɑːk)
n
(Animals) a shark with a long, flat, saw-like snout from the family Pristiophoridae and found in waters from South Africa to Australia and Japan
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My older son sawhis first sawshark at seven when he was diving with me.
American sawshark (also referred to as Bahama sawshark) Pristiophorus schroederi
ORDER FAMILY COMMON NAME Squaliformes Squalidae Angel shark Squaliformes Pristiophoridae Sawshark Squaliformes Squalidae Spurdog Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Cow shark Lamniformes Carcharinidae Blue shark Lamniformes Carcharinidae Tiger shark Lamniformes Scyliorhinidae Dogfish shark Lamniformes Sphyrnidae Hammerhead shark Lamniformes Cetorhinidae Basking shark Lamniformes Lamnidae Great white shark Lamniformes Lamnidae Mako shark Lamniformes Alopiidae Thresher shark Lamniformes Rhincodontidae Whale shark Heterodontiformes Heterodontidae Bullhead shark ORDER LATIN NAME SIZE Squaliformes Squatina squatina 1-2 m Squaliformes Pristiophorus nudipinnus 1.