African dwarf sawshark

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African dwarf sawshark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Family: Pristiophoridae
Genus: Pristiophorus
P. nancyae
Binomial name
Pristiophorus nancyae
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The African dwarf sawshark (Pristiophorus nancyae), is a sawshark of the family Pristiophoridae. Scientists discovered this species in 2011. They caught one off the coast of Mozambique at a depth of 1,600 feet.

References[change | change source]

  1. Pollom, R.; Bennett, R.; Da Silva, C.; Ebert, D.A.; Jabado, R.W.; Fernando, S.; Gledhill, K.; Leslie, R. (2019). "African Dwarf Sawshark: Pristiophorus nancyae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T103054942A140357898. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T103054942A140357898.en. Retrieved November 14, 2021.