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Short Communication - Journal of Fisheries Research (2022) Volume 6, Issue 3

Molecular genetic identification of saw shark fisheries.

Williamson Jacob*

Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, New South Wales 2109, Australia

*Corresponding Author:
Williamson Jacob
Department of Biological Sciences
Macquarie University, New South Wales 2109, Australia

Received: 29-Apr-2022, Manuscript No. AAJFR-22-62184, Editor assigned: 02-May-2022, PreQC No. AAJFR-22-62184(PQ); Reviewed: 16-May-2022, QC No. AAJFR-22-62184; Revised: 23-May-2022, Manuscript No. AAJFR-22-62184(R); Published: 31-May-2022, DOI: 10.35841/aajfr-6.2.115

Citation: Jacob W. Molecular genetic identification of saw shark fisheries. J Fish Res. 2022;6(3):115

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Sawsharks are highly particular bunch of sharks, characterized by a decreasing saw-like platform with a match of prolong barbels on the ventral surface. Their abnormal characteristics ought to pull in consideration; in any case, exceptionally few ponders have been devoted to sawsharks. As a result, our understanding of their science and biology is constrained. In any case, data on angles of their science and biology can be found in ponders not specifically focussing on sawsharks. This survey gives a blend of data relating to the 10 recognized sawshark species taking after a comprehensive look of the logical writing.


Sawsharks, Molecular genetics, Fisheries, Genetics.


Saw sharks are found in tropical and temperate marine waters of the western Atlantic Sea close Florida and the Bahamas, the Indian Sea close India and southeastern Africa, and the Pacific Sea close eastern Asia and Australia. Saw shark has long nose edged with sharp teeth which interchange in measure (littler teeth are embedded between bigger teeth). Saw shark includes a combine of barbels within the center of the nose [1]. They are utilized as a tactile organ which encourages location of the prey. Saw shark has two dorsal balances, but it needs buttcentric blade. Sawfish, also known as carpenter sharks, are a family of beams characterized by a long, limit, smoothed platform, or nose expansion, lined with sharp transverse teeth, orchestrated in a way that takes after a saw. They are among the biggest angle with a few species coming to lengths of almost 7–7.6 m [2].

We cover their dispersions, living space utilization, life histories, generation, trophic flow and tangible science. Current information on their special rostral structures, the developmental history of pristiophorids, scientific categorization, conduct and dangers to sawshark populaces are moreover checked on. This compilation serves as a establishment for sawshark analysts and highlights key information crevices in this interesting bunch of elasmobranchs, in this manner starting the sawshark recovery [3].

Molecular genetic techniques, such as DNA barcoding and genotyping, are progressively being utilized to help with the preservation and administration of chondrichthyans worldwide. Southern Africa may be a shark biodiversity hotspot, with a huge number of endemic species. Concurring to the IUCN Ruddy List, a quarter of South Africa's chondrichthyans are debilitated with termination. South Africa's commercial shark fisheries have expanded over the final decade and there's a ought to guarantee maintainable use and preservation of this fisheries asset [4].

Here, we allow an outline of the atomic methods that are utilized to help within the distinguishing proof of species, enigmatic speciation and conceivable interspecific hybridisation, as well as the appraisal of populace structure and regenerative conduct of endemic and commercially critical chondrichthyan species of southern Africa. We examine the potential application of these strategies for administration and preservation of a few species influenced by South African fisheries [5]. Procuring pattern standardized tag information of all chondrichthyans in southern African waters and surveying the populace structure of misused species on a nearby and more noteworthy territorial scale are prescribed as investigate needs. Future prospects ought to moreover incorporate high-throughput atomic marker advancement and examination of intraspecies utilitarian variety utilizing following era sequencing innovation.


Potential roles of the rostrum of sawsharks (Pristiophoridae), counting predation and self-defence, were surveyed through a assortment of inferential strategies. Comparison of microwear on the surface of the rostral teeth of sawsharks and sawfishes (Pristidae) appear that microwear designs are alike and recommend that the prolong rostra in these two elasmobranch families are utilized for a comparative reason (predation). Raman spectroscopy shows that the rostral teeth of both sawsharks and sawfishes are composed of hydroxyapatite, but contrast in their collagen substance. Sawfishes have collagen all through their rostral teeth though collagen is display as it were within the middle of the rostral teeth of sawsharks, which may relate to contrasts in biological utilize.


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