Bahamas sawshark

The Bahamas sawshark is found on continental and insular slopes.

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The Bahamas sawshark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 400 - 1000 m environment.

Range of Bahamas sawshark (in blue) Sharks portal The Bahamas sawshark, Pristiophorus schroederi, is a sawshark of the family Pristiophoridae, found in the western Central Atlantic Ocean from the Bahamas and Cuba at depths of between 400 and 1,000 m. More

1960 the Bahamas sawshark was discovered in the deeper waters (640 m to 915 m) of the northwestern Caribbean. Sawsharks also have a pair of long barbels about halfway along the snout. More

* Pristiphorus schroederi - Bahamas sawshark or American sawshark - Information Sheets About Sharks (and Rays) Just click on an animal's name to go to that information sheet. More

Bahamas Sawshark, and the largest Sawshark is the Sixgill Sawshark. 4. Step 4 Pay attention to the characteristic snout of the Sawshark. More

Common names

Adlerfisch in German (Deutsch)
Bahamas saw shark in English
Bahamas sawshark in English
Bahamas-Sägehai in German (Deutsch)
Bahamas-savhaj in Danish (dansk)
Bahamazaaghaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Bahamazaaghaai in Unknown
Corbina in Spanish (español)
Corvina in English
Corvina in Portuguese (Português)
Guchi in Japanese (日本語)
Havsgös in Swedish (Svenska)
Ishimochi in Japanese (日本語)
Iskine in Turkish (Türkçe)
Kránios in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Kránios in Greek, Modern (1453)
Kránios in Unknown
Mavrusgil baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Nibe in Japanese (日本語)
Ombervis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Ombervis in Unknown
Ørnefisk in Danish (dansk)
Requin scie d'Amérique in French (français)
Rumpukala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Scienidi in Italian (Italiano)
Tiburón sierra americano in Spanish (español)
ÿrnefisk in Danish (dansk)
巴哈馬鋸鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
巴哈馬鋸鯊 in Unknown
巴哈马锯鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
巴哈马锯鲨 in Unknown

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Order : Pristiophoriformes
Family : Pristiophoridae
Genus : Pristiophorus
Species : Pristiophorus schroederi
Authority : Springer and Bullis, 1960