Texas Fish & Game

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October 16, 2019

Sawfish Recovery Put In Spotlight

The goal of the Endangered Species Act is to protect and recover listed species until the point they no longer need the protections afforded by the Act. After the smalltooth sawfish was listed as an Endangered […]
May 30, 2019

Smalltooth Sawfish Endangered In the Gulf

The population of smalltooth sawfish (Pristis pectinata) in the United States experienced a dramatic decline during the 20th century caused by overfishing, habitat loss, and limited reproductive potential. Given the decline in the population of US […]
January 4, 2018

The Truth About Giant Sawfish of Texas

Their odd appearance and awesome size made them a prized catch for recreational fishermen.  Their unique elongated, blade-like snouts, studded with teeth on both sides, were often kept as trophies.  Net fishermen on the other hand […]