Pristis clavata Garman, 1906,

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 45

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4411.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A7A-FF82-9BF6-FBB358388F58

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scientific name

Pristis clavata Garman, 1906
status

 

Pristis clavata Garman, 1906 

Dwarf Sawfish

Pristis clavata Garman, 1906: 208  . Holotype: MCZ 733View Materials -S. Type locality: Queensland, Australia. 

Local synonymy: Dulvy et al., 2016: 142 (PNG); White et al., 2017a: 277 (PNG); White et al., 2018: 194, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (1 spec.) KFRS E.428 (dried rostrum), rostrum length 178 mm, Daru, Western Province.

Remarks: An additional 8 specimens (6 registered lots) from the KFRS collection are considered lost or destroyed; all collected in the mid 1960’s. Dried fins observed from coastal fisheries during recent surveys in the Gulf and Western Provinces. White et al. (2017a) lists reports from unpublished survey reports from the 1970s; species identifications not verifiable.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Pristiformes

Family

Pristidae

Genus

Pristis

Loc

Pristis clavata Garman, 1906

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred 2018
2018
Loc

Pristis clavata

Garman, 1906 : 208