A genus of fish bearing resemblance both to the sharks and rays, and distinguished by having a long beak or snout. They attain a length of from ten to twenty feet, and may be counted among the most savage of fish.

Sawfish

A genus of fish bearing resemblance both to the sharks and rays, and distinguished by having a long…

"The Sawfish is so called from the saw-like weapon into which the snout is produced. They are common in tropical and less so in subtropical seas, and attain a considerable size, specimens with a saw six feet long and a foot broad at the base being far from rare. Their offensive weapon renders them dangerous to almost all other large inhabitants of the ocean."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Sawfish Head

"The Sawfish is so called from the saw-like weapon into which the snout is produced. They are common…