Pristiophorus schroederi


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

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

Description :

Citation: Pristiophorus schroederi SPRINGER & BULLIS, 1960: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 09/2020

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Pristiophorus schroederi SPRINGER & BULLIS, 1960, © FAO,
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

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

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

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

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

shark-references Species-ID=5025;