Southern Sawshark
Pristiophorus nudipinnis

Summary

Body long, slender; head flattened, with a relatively broad saw-like snout or rostrum and barbels inserted closer to mouth than to snout tip; nostrils oval, positioned halfway between barbels and corner of mouth; dorsal and pectoral fins entirely covered with denticles. Pale grey to greyish-brown above, pale below


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Habitat

On soft bottoms, in depths of 5-110 m

Distribution

Southern Australia From south east WA to NSW including Tasmania

Size

Can grow to around 1.3m

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