Pristiophorus nudipinnis Günther, 1870
Southern sawshark
Pristiophorus nudipinnis
photo by FAO

Family:  Pristiophoridae (Saw sharks)
Max. size:  122 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 37 - 165 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the continental shelf (Ref. 6871, 75154). Ovoviviparous. Size at birth about 25 cm (Ref. 6871). Utilized fresh for human consumption.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 April 2015 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: Ortañez, Auda Kareen - 06.06.17
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 03.02.94

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