Pristiophorus schroederi

SPRINGER & BULLIS, 1960


Bahamas sawshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Pristiophoriformes Pristiophoridae

Reference of the original description
SPRINGER, S. & BULLIS, H.R. (1960)
A new species of sawshark, Pristiophorus schroederi, from the Bahamas. Bulletin of Marine Science of the Gulf and Caribbean, 10 (2): 241-254

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Pristiophorus cf. schroederi

Types
Pristiophorus schroederi
Holotype: USNM: 185946; Paratype: USNM: 185947;


Description:


Citation: Pristiophorus schroederi SPRINGER & BULLIS, 1960: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 08/2014

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Common names
deu \(T\) Adlerfisch, spa Corbina, spa Tiburón sierra americano, fra \(T\) Requin scie d"Amerique, eng Bahamas saw shark, eng Bahamas sawshark, ita Scienidi, por Corvina

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: Bahamas region between Cuba, Florida, and the Bahamas.

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

Size / Weight / Age
80.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [518])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 400 - 1000 m [13336]