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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis pectinata Latham, 1794 
AphiaID: 105848

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBatoidea (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPristiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis pectinata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis Linck, 1790
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis acutirostris Duméril, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis annandalei Chaudhuri, 1908
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis evermanni Fischer, 1884 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis granulosa Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis leptodon Duméril, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis megalodon Duméril, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis occa (Duméril, 1865)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis pectinatus Latham, 1794 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis serra Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristis woermanni Fischer, 1884 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristobatus occa Duméril, 1865
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmalltooth sawfish  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSägefischUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKleinzahn-SägerochenUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKammsägefisch  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorמסורן ארך-שן  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaprastoji pjūklažuvė  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpiła drobnozębna  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorпилорыл гребенчатый  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpez sierra peineUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpez sierraUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpez peine  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorince dişli testere balığı  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРиба-пилка дрібнозуба  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMtwapa [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (42 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (20 nucleotides; 9 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits mainly inshore coastal waters, also around offlying islands. Commonly seen in estuaries, lagoons, river mouths and even freshwater. Adapted to water temperatures of 16° to 30°C. Uses its saw to stir the bottom when feeding on bottom invertebrates and to kill pelagic fishes (Ref. 9859). Ovoviviparous, with gravid females containing about 15-20 embryos. Saws serving as trophies or taken by tourists as souvenirs. Young are utilized as food in the Western Atlantic (Ref. 9859). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution N.C. (rarely N.Y.), Bermuda, and n. Gulf of Mexico to Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105848
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Pristis pectinata Latham, 1794. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105848 on 2014-12-17
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