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Family: Pristidae Sawfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Anoxypristis cuspidata Pointed sawfish Indo-West Pacific 470 TL 1794
Pristis clavata Dwarf sawfish Indo-West Pacific 318 TL 1906
Pristis microdon Largetooth sawfish Indo-West Pacific 700 TL 1794
Pristis pectinata Smalltooth sawfish Circumglobal (Ref. 4429). 760 TL 1794
Pristis perotteti Large-tooth sawfish Northwest Atlantic 650 TL 1841
Pristis pristis Common sawfish Circumglobally in tropica 750 TL 1758
Pristis zijsron Longcomb sawfish Indo-West Pacific 730 TL 1851



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