Sawfish rostrum

The rostrum of a sawfish. It consists of the flat snout of a fish with teeth sticking out on both sides. It is believed to be either Pristis pristis or the dwarf sawfish, Pristis clavata. 14 teeth of the rostrum are missing. The rostrum is very dirty.

Object Details

ID: AAB0217
Collection: Natural History
Type: Sawfish rostrum
Display location: Not on display
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements: 25 mm x 555 mm x 140 mm

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