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sawfish:

see rayray,
extremely flat-bodied cartilaginous marine fish, related to the shark. The pectoral fins of most rays are developed into broad, flat, winglike appendages, attached all along the sides of the head; the animal swims by rippling movements of these wings.
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sawfish

[′sȯ‚fish]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of several elongate viviparous fishes of the family Pristidae distinguished by a dorsoventrally flattened elongated snout with stout toothlike projections along each edge.

sawfish

any sharklike ray of the family Pristidae of subtropical coastal waters and estuaries, having a serrated bladelike mouth
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Biological and cultural significance of the freshwater sawfish (Pristis microdon) in the Fitzroy River, Kimberley, Western Australia.
Wueringer set up metal rods creating electric fields in the water and found that setting off an electric signal with no prey fish attached still prompted the sawfish to try to bite.
THIS large 19th century sawfish snout seems to have a few teeth missing, it would affect the price but yes we can sell this at auction.
He said: "The oil spill will not only have very dire effects on such highly visible creatures as seabirds and dolphins, but also threatens a multitude of bottom-dwelling organisms including the smalltooth sawfish, which already is in considerable trouble as its range diminished and its numbers dwindled.
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He came down to Namadjawalh from the hills, from Sawfish Point.
Hardy populations of sawfish thrived in warm waters along coastlines around the world for thousands of years.
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.
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