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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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Population genetic structure and genetic diversity of three critically endangered Pristis sawfishes in Australian waters.
The ability to whack prey from a distance gives sawfishes an advantage over predators that have to get their mouths over something before nailing it, notes fish ecologist Michael J.
Predicting recovery rates for endangered western Atlantic sawfishes using demographic analysis.
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Predicting population recovery rates for endangered western Atlantic sawfishes using demographic analysis.
But if we stop trying, the chances are that pretty soon we'll end up with a world where there are no tigers or elephants, or sawfishes or whooping cranes, or albatrosses or ground iguanas.