About The Species

The green sawfish belongs to a group of fish—called elasmobranchs—that includes rays, skates, and sharks. Under the Endangered Species Act, NOAA Fisheries must list threatened and endangered marine species regardless of where they are found. The green sawfish is listed as endangered throughout its range under the ESA.

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Status

ESA Endangered - Foreign

throughout its range

Scientific Classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Chondrichthyes
Order
Pristiformes
Family
Pristidae
Genus
Pristis
Species
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