Lana's sawshark

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Lana's sawshark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Pristiophoriformes
Family: Pristiophoridae
Genus: Pristiophorus
P. lanae
Binomial name
Pristiophorus lanae
Ebert & Wilms, 2013
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Range of Lana's sawshark

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]

Max length : 66.9 cm TL male/unsexed, 83.0 cm TL (female)

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.
  • Compagno, Dando, & Fowler, Sharks of the World, Princeton University Press, New Jersey 2005 ISBN 0-691-12072-2