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Largetooth Sawfish References

Sawfish Research

Adams, W. F. 1996. Where have all the sawfishes gone? Living Ocean News, Summer:1.

Anon. 1996. Request for information on sawfishes, Family Pristidae. Shark News (6) March: p. 2.

Anon. 1996. Sawfishes considered for CITES- advice sought. Shark News (7) July: p. 3.

Baughman, J.L. 1952. The marine fishes of Texas. The sawfishes. Texas Game and Fish 10(4):28-29.

Baughman, J. L. 1943. Notes on sawfish Pristis perotteti Muller and Henle, not previously reported from the waters of the United States. Copeia 1943: 43-48.

Bigelow, H. B. and W. C. Schroeder. 1953. Sawfishes, guitarfishes, skates and rays. Fishes of The Western North Atlantic. Mem. Sears Found. Mar. Res.1: 1-514.

Caldwell, S. 1990. Texas sawfish: which way did they go? TIDE. Jan/Feb: 16-19.

Charvet-Almeida, P. 2002. Sawfish trade in the north of Brazil. Shark News: Newsletter of the IUCN Shark Specialist Group 14: 9.

Cook, S.F. and M. Oetinger. 1997. Proposal in support of listing sawfishes (F. Pristidae) at the 10th regular conference of the parties to CITES, Zimbabwe, June 9-20, 1997, 31 p.

Cook, S.F., Compagno, L., and Oetinger, M. 1995. Status of the largetooth sawfish Pristis perotteti Muller and Henle, 1841. Shark News (4) July: p. 5.

Cook, S. F. and Oetinger, M. 1996. Proposal in support of listing sawfishes (F. Pristidae) at the 10th regular conference of the parties to CITES.

Deynat, P.P. 2005. New data on the systematics and interrelationships of sawfishes (Elasmobranchii, Batoidea, Pristiformes). Journal of Fish Biology 66 (5):1447-1458.

Fordham, S. V. and Mairs, S. 1999. Petition to list North American populations of sawfish (Pristis pectinata and Pristis perotteti) as endangered persuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, 16 U.S.C. 1533. 99. Washington D.C., Center for Marine Conservation.

Fowler, S. 1998. Recent sawfish records. Shark News: Newsletter of the IUCN Shark Specialist Group12: 4.

Hoffman, L. 1913. Zur kenntnis des neurocranium der Pristiden und Pristiophoriden. Zoologisches Jahrbucher 33: 234-360 [German].

Hoover, J.J. 2008. Searching for a sawfish: a history of the hunt. Am. Curr. 34:1-15.

Latham, J. 1794. An essay on the various species of sawfish. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 2: 273-282.

McDavitt, M.T. 2006. Summary of trade in sawfishes and sawfish parts. Unpublished report.

McDavitt, M.T. and Charvet-Almeida, P. 2004. Quantifying trade in sawfish rostra: two examples. Shark News 16: 10 11.

McDavitt, M. T. 2002. Lake Nicaragua revisited: conversations with a former sawfish fisherman. Shark News: Newsletter of the IUCN Shark Specialist Group 14: 5.

McDavitt, M.T. 1996. The cultural and economic importance of sawfishes (family Pristidae), Shark News [Newsletter of the IUCN Shark Specialist Group] 8 (1996), pp. 1011.

Miller, W.A. 1995. Rostral and dental development in sawfish (Pristis perotteti). Journal of Aquariculture & Aquatic Sciences 7: 98-107.

Miller, W.A. 1974. Observations on the developing rostrum and rostral teeth of sawfish: Pristis perotteti and P. pectinatus. Copeia (2): 311-318.

Montoya, R.V. and Thorson, T.B. 1982. The bull shark Carcharhinus leucas and largetooth sawfish Pristis perotteti in Lake Bayano, a tropical man-made impoundment in Panama. Environ. Biol. Fishes 7:341-347.

Shields, S. A. 1879. A large sawfish. Am. Nat. 13: 262.

Simpfendorfer C.A. 2000. Predicting Population Recovery Rates for Endangered Western Atlantic Sawfishes Using Demographic Analysis. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 58(4)371 - 377.

Southwell, T. 1910. A descriptive note on the capture of a large saw-fish (Pristis cuspidatus) containing intra-uterine embryos. Spolia Zeylan. 6: 137-139 + 1 pl.

Thorson, T.B. 1982. Life history implications of a tagging study of the largetooth sawfish, Pristis perotteti, in the Lake Nicaragua-Rio San Juan system. Environmental Biology of Fishes 7(3):207-228.

Thorson, T.B. 1982. The impact of commercial exploitation on sawfish and shark populations in Lake Nicaragua. Fisheries 7(2):2-10.

Thorson, T.B. 1980. La explotacion excesiva del pez sierra, Pristis perotteti en el Lago Nicaragua. ConCiencia 7(1): 11-13.

Thorson, T.B. 1976. Observations on the reproduction of the sawfish, Pristis perotteti, in Lake Nicaragua, with recommendations for its conservation. In: T.B. Thorson, ed. Investigations of the Ichthyofauna of Nicaraguan Lakes. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln: pp. 641-650.

Thorson, T.B. 1974. Occurrence of the sawfish, Pristis perotteti, in the Amazon River, with notes on P. pectinatus. Copeia (2): 560-564.

Thorson, T.B. 1973. Sexual dimorphism in number of rostral teeth of the sawfish, Pristis perotteti Muller and Henle, 1841. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 102(3): 612-614.

Thorson, T.B., C.M. Cowan, and D.E. Watson. 1966. Sharks and sawfish in the Lake Izabal-Rio Dulce system, Guatemala. Copeia (3):620-622.

Wahlquist, H. 1966. A field key to the batoid fishes (sawfishes, guitarfishes, skates and rays) of Florida and adjacent waters. Technical Series No. 50, Florida Board of Conservation, St. Petersburg, FL. 20 pp.

















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