Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > People > Chit - Chat for Cruisers
Register Forgot Password?

Chit - Chat for Cruisers Open Forum for non-cruise posts. Please refrain from inflammatory rhetoric that could be considered offensive. We reserve the right to edit or delete for any reason.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old October 10th, 2001, 08:43 AM
Mermaid's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 2,939
Default Ocean Fact

Debi and I saw this interesting creature at a museum recently, and it was unidentified. Thanks to Debi for researching the following information:

Although sharklike in appearance, sawfish are actually a type of ray and are distinguished by the presence of gill openings on the lower surface of the head rather than on the sides of the head as in sharks. The sawfish snout is elongated into a broad, flat sword with opposing rows of large teeth. When feeding, the sawfish thrashes the saw from side to side, wounding and killing small fish. Sawfish are common in the shallow coastal waters of tropical seas and can ascend moderate distances up freshwater rivers.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old October 10th, 2001, 07:29 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 1,717
Default Re: Ocean Fact

Never seen one except in an aquarium, but I think I'd like to.
Reply With Quote


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ocean Fact Mermaid Chit - Chat for Cruisers 2 March 2nd, 2002 09:42 PM
Ocean Fact Mermaid Chit - Chat for Cruisers 1 October 5th, 2001 07:47 AM
Ocean Fact Mermaid Chit - Chat for Cruisers 5 October 1st, 2001 06:42 PM
Ocean Fact Mermaid Chit - Chat for Cruisers 6 September 10th, 2001 09:46 PM
Ocean Fact Mermaid Chit - Chat for Cruisers 1 August 24th, 2001 09:19 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:55 AM.
design by: Themes by Design

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1