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A Fish in Flight

Explore.org fan Ashlan KM catches the sawfish in “flight” on the Shark Lagoon Live Cam! Fast Fact: From the Aquarium of the Pacific, “The sawfish’s upper surface is commonly a muddy brown color, but may also be dark green or gray. The underside is creamy white. This type of coloration is called countershading.” A technique

See Saw(fish)

Sawfish are often confused with sawsharks which have a similar snout. However, the sawfish is much larger and its gill slits are on the ventral (bottom) side of its body. The gill slits of the sawshark are on the side of its head (Aquarium of the Pacific). This great snapshot comes from explore.org fan, AJAY-61-NY. See