Pristis pristis, Common sawfish : fisheries

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Pristis pristis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common sawfish
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Elasmobranquios (tiburones y rayas) (sharks and rays) > Rhinopristiformes (Shovelnose rays) > Pristidae (Sawfishes)
Etymology: Pristis: Greek, pristis = saw (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Linnaeus.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino; agua dulce; salobre demersal; oceanodromo (Ref. 51243); rango de profundidad 25 - ? m (Ref. 114953).   Subtropical; 35°N - 40°S, 120°W - 160°E (Ref. 114953)

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Circumglobally in tropical and subtropical waters, entering estuaries and littoral lagoons and ascending river courses (Ref. 81284, 81624). Western Atlantic: Florida and Louisiana, USA to Brazil (Ref. 7251); eastern Atlantic: Portugal to Angola, including the western Mediterranean Sea (Ref. 4429; no report since the 19th century [Ref. 116564] ); western Pacific: northern Australia, from western Australia to Queensland (Ref. 7300); eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Ecuador (Ref. 4429). In freshwater it can be found in rivers of West Africa (Ref. 81284), Ogowe River (Ref. 81284) and the Congo River estuary (Ref. 377, 81284).

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 300 - 300 cm
Max length : 750 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 57708); common length : 250 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 4429); edad máxima reportada: 30 años (Ref. 57533)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Diagnosis: Rostral blade with 20 or fewer pairs of rostral spines (Ref. 81624).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

A euryhaline species (Ref. 57533). Inhabits inshore coastal waters to moderate depth, also around off lying islands. Found also in estuaries, lagoons, river mouths, and even freshwater. Feeds on fishes and bottom-living animals. Ovoviviparous. Apparently can reproduce in freshwater (Ref. 57533). Freshwater populations occur to about 750 km up Amazon River; populations in Lake Nicaragua may be non-migratory (Ref. 7251). Reaches sexual maturity at 8-10 years and females have litters of approximately 1-13 pups. Young spend much of their early life in rivers up to 400 km from the sea (Ref. 114953).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : McEachran, John | Colaboradores

Stehmann, M., 1990. Pristidae. p. 51-54. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 4429)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Critically Endangered (CR) (A2cd); Date assessed: 14 June 2012

CITES (Ref. 118484)


Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 20.1 - 29.1, mean 27.8 (based on 1796 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5234   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00501 (0.00200 - 0.01258), b=3.05 (2.83 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.60 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (tmax=30; Fec assumed to be <100).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (75 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.