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Pristis zijsron  Bleeker, 1851

Longcomb sawfish
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Australia country information

Common names: Dindagubba, Green sawfish, Longcomb sawfish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: freshwater
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: protected | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Ranges from northern Australia, south to Broome in Western Australia and Sydney in New South Wales. Single record off Glenelg, South Australia. By-catch of fishers taking barramundi (Lates calcarifer) (Ref. 7251).
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens, 1994
National Database:

Classification / Names

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Pristiformes (Sawfishes) > Pristidae (Sawfishes)
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 730 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5578); common length : 550 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11228)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 430 - ? cm

Environment

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 9859)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 37°S, 25°E - 155°E

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf (Ref. 68964), Red Sea and East Africa to Papua New Guinea, north to southern China, south to New South Wales, Australia.
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Short description

Dark grey to blackish brown above, white to yellowish below (Ref. 11228).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inshore and intertidal species known to enter freshwater in some areas (Ref. 9859). Found in shallow bays, estuaries, and lagoons (Ref. 11228). Often on the bottom with its saw elevated at an angle to the body axis (Ref. 9859). Feeds on fishes and shellfishes (Ref. 58784). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Flesh considered tasty (Ref. 11228).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 9859)



Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5312 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.0   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Fec assumed to be <100)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Very high vulnerability (86 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium