Status Review of Smalltooth Sawfish (Pristis Pectinata)

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Published Date: 2000
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This document provides a summary of information gathered for an Endangered Species Act (ESA) status review for smalltooth sawfish (Pristis pectinata). The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) added smalltooth sawfish and largetooth sawfish (Pristis perotteti) to its list of candidate species in 1991 (56 FR 26797), removed them in 1997( 62 FR 37561), and placed them back on the revised list published June 23, 1999 ( 64 FR 33466).