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Pristis pectinata (Smalltooth Sawfish) is a species of vertebrates in the family sawfishes. They are listed as critically endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix i. They are found in marine habitat. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 760 cm. Reproduction is iteroparous, ovoviviparous, and dioecious.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Smalltooth Sawfish. View this species on GBIF