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Pristiophorus cirratus

Pristiophorus cirratusis commonly referred to as Longnose sawshark. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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lexID:
3457 
AphiaID:
282352 
Scientific:
Pristiophorus cirratus 
German:
Langnasen Sägehai 
English:
Longnose Sawshark 
Category:
Hajer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Pristiophoriformes (Order) > Pristiophoridae (Family) > Pristiophorus (Genus) > cirratus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Latham, ), 1794 
Size:
bis zu 135cm 
Temperature:
°C - 18°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-12-15 22:53:51 

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Pristiophorus cirratus is found in the waters around southern Australia’s outer continental shelf, and is endemic to that region. This includes the eastern portion of the Indian Ocean and the southwest portion of the Pacific Ocean.

Pristiophorus cirratus has a long, narrow, pointed rostrum, the dorsal and pectoral fins shows many small "teeth" in large numbers. We find marked P. Cirratus both with strong spots and polka dot pattern as well as almost entirely free of blemishes and spots, usually gray-brown to gray in color and different shaping.

Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Pristiophoriformes
Family: Pristiophoridae
Genus: Pristiophorus
Species: P. Cirratus

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