Dwarf sawfish (Pristis clavata)

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Dwarf sawfish fact file

Dwarf sawfish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthyes
OrderRajiformes
FamilyPristidae
GenusPristis (1)

Information on the dwarf sawfish is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Queensland sawfish.
Spanish
Pejepeine, Pez-sierra.
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Dwarf sawfish status

The dwarf sawfish is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2013)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (August, 2013)
    http://www.cites.org
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