Project

Sawfish hunt: return to Senegal

Casamance River, Senegal, West Africa
Cover Image

This 4.5-metres largetooth sawfish was caught in October 1975 and reconstructed for the photograph. The sawfishes were a nuisance for local fishermen because they became entangled in their nets and damaged them. Photo by Nigel Downing

Title

Status of sawfish in the Casamance River, Senegal, West Africa

Species
Smalltooth Sawfish (Pristis pectinata)