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Pristiophorus nancyae

(Pristiophorus nancyae)

Description

Pristiophorus nancyae, the African dwarf sawshark or dwarf sawshark, is a sawshark of the family Pristiophoridae. The species was discovered in 2011 when a specimen was caught off the coast of Mozambique at a depth of 1,600 ft (490 m).

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Pristiophoriformes
Family:Pristiophoridae
Genus:Pristiophorus
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