Largest batoid [Length]
Last updated: October 9, 2017 at 16:50 pm
7.3 m (24 ft) – Green sawfish (Pristis zijsron). The green sawfish’s rostrum is lined with laterally protruding teeth distinguishes sawfishes from all other batoids (skates and rays). It is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN. Also known as the longcomb sawfish.
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