Lana's sawshark

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Lana's sawshark
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Pristiophoriformes
Family: Pristiophoridae
Genus: Pristiophorus
Species: P. lanae
Binomial name
Pristiophorus lanae
Ebert & Wilms, 2013

The Lana's sawshark or Philippine sawshark, Pristiophorus lanae, 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. [1]

Its reproduction is presumed to be ovoviviparous.


  1. ^ Ebert, D.A. & Wilms, H.A. (2013): Pristiophorus lanae sp. nov., a new sawshark species from the Western North Pacific, with comments on the genus Pristiophorus Müller & Henle, 1837 (Chondrichthyes: Pristiophoridae). Zootaxa, 3752 (1): 086–100.