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Class: Fish
Order: Carpenter sharks

Family: Sawfish
Habitat: Atlantic, Indo-Pacific

Sawfish caused cartoon hero Vicky the Viking lots of problems: they made the Vikings’ ship capsize. Of course, their “saws” aren’t really that sharp, but these rays do use them to catch prey. They rapidly hit fish with their saw to stun or injure them.

Sawfish Sawfish - Photo: Ariel Bravy/Shutterstock

Sawfish Sawfish - Photo: Jill Lang/Shutterstock

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