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Green Sawfish    
Cairns Marine special operations manager Geoff Oke and Stirling Peverell are untangling the mesh from the rostrum of a 5.4m mature female green sawfish caught off Yorkey Knob, Cairns. The sawfish was caught and reported to Cairns Marine by a local commercial fisher. The sawfish was tagged and released unharmed. The find was unique as it was the first record of capture of this species at this size on the Queensland east coast in 30 years.
A commercial net fisher dragging
a Freshwater sawfish
A Freshwater sawfish
entangled in a net.
Untangling a Freshwater
sawfish from a net.
Net caught Freshwater sawfish just about to be released.
Researching Sawfish
A Narrow sawfish about to be
tagged and released
Collecting a genetic sample
from a mature Green sawfish
Measuring the clasper length on a mature male Freshwater sawfish Filming a sawfish
for a documentary
Deploying an acoustic
listening devices
A tagged Freshwater sawfish is
just about to be released.
Narrow Sawfish
A Narrow sawfish caught
by a fishing line
A Gulf of Carpentaria commercial shark fisher placing a pit tag into a mature narrow sawfish (Anoxypristis cuspidata) A Narrow sawfish and rostrum Narrow sawfish (Anoxypristis cuspidata) embryos.

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