Sawfish rostrum

A rostrum, possibly from a largetooth sawfish, Pristis pristis. It consists of a flat snout with teeth sticking out either side of the rostrum. The rostrum is very dirty and is stained with bird's droppings. There a line of teeth on both sides of the rostrum and a small number of the teeth are broken.

Object Details

ID: AAB0218
Collection: Natural History
Type: Sawfish rostrum
Display location: Not on display
Places: Bristol
Date made: Unknown
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements: 57 mm x 1219 mm x 320 mm

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