Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37025002

Species Anoxypristis cuspidata (Latham, 1794)

Narrow Sawfish, Sawfish, Triangle-tooth Sawfish


In 2006 Anoxypristis cuspidata was listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN, but is not currently listed in Australia.




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Pilbara coast, WA (116°E) to Broad Sound, QLD (ca. 22°S); tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, estuary, inshore, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

To 40 m.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
16-Apr-2012 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
17-Mar-2010 MODIFIED