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Philippine sawshark

Philippine sawshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Pristiophoriformes
Family: Pristiophoridae
Genus: Pristiophorus
Species: P. sp.C
Binomial name
Pristiophorus sp.C
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The Philippine sawshark, Pristiophorus sp.C, is a sawshark of the family Pristiophoridae, found in the Philippines off Apo Island and southern Luzon at depths of between 230 and 590 m. Its length is up to 73 cm.

Its reproduction is presumed to be ovoviviparous.

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