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Bilateral asymmetry in the rostrum of the smalltooth sawfish, Pristis pectinata (Pristiformes: Family Pristidae)

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Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences examined the bilateral asymmetry of forty smalltooth sawfish (Pristis pectinata) rostral width, rostral tooth number variation, and rostral tooth surface areas by age. The purpose of the study was to resolve confusion regarding these factors, and how they may relate to other species of sawfishes.