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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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Multiple lines of evidence, such as higher catch rates and large numbers of acoustic position estimates (estimates of the location of individuals in the study area based on data recorded on acoustic receivers), indicate that juvenile smalltooth sawfish occur at specific locations within estuarine nurseries, areas that are referred to as hotspots (Poulakis et al.
In return, three barramundi, three catfish, one sawfish and twelve bream were caught at two Fitzroy River sites.
After graduation I was assigned to a sub called the Sawfish, built in Portsmouth, Maine [the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard at Kittery, Maine].
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.
As a rider he had been associated with the prolific point winner Sawfish, trained by Martin 'Scot Lane' Tate's father, who Michael recalls winning at Colwall Park and prompting the form book comment 'jumped well, made all, spectacular'.
Which reminds me of "hand-carrying" freshwater sawfish from Cairns, Australia, to the Berlin Aquarium in Germany with Lufthansa).
Manatees, sawfish and caimans meanwhile plied the lake's mangrove waters.
Despite the slowing down of the economy, Sawfish Software's innovats ive edge is helping public sector bodies and councils save money and improve their working practices, but also support the local economy by being able to recruit several new members of staff.
The list also includes a number of lesser-known species: four species of beach mice, the Stock Island tree snail, the smalltooth sawfish, and others.
I BOUGHT this sawfish snout many years ago and want to sell it now.
The largetooth sawfish, a popular curio item known for its sawlike snout, was proposed as a federally endangered species on May 7, less than three weeks after massive amounts of oil started gushing into Gulf waters, pointed out George Burgess, a UF ichthyologist and sawfish expert.