The Bahamas sawshark is a species of sawshark found in the Western Central Atlantic, most commonly off the coast of Bahamas and Cuba. Like other sawsharks, they have a long rostrum (snout) with outwards-pointing sharp teeth, which they use to slash and stun prey.
Little is known about their biology, but they’re known to grow to at least 80 cm. They live in deepwater at a range of 400 too 1,000 m. They’re believed to be ovoviviparous.
There is not enough confirmation to assess their population health. Their conservation status is “Data Deficient.”
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