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Changing Seas

Saving Sawfish

Season 6 Episode 4 | 26m 54s

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Strange and prehistoric-looking, Smalltooth Sawfish were once coveted by anglers as popular trophy fish. But habitat loss and overfishing have greatly reduced the animals’ range and landed them on the endangered species list in 2003.

Aired: 06/24/14 | Rating: TV-G

Major funding for this program was provided by the Batchelor Foundation, encouraging people to preserve and protect America’s underwater resources. Additional funding was provided by Diver’s Direct/Emocean Club, inspiring the pursuit of tropical adventures and scuba diving; and by the Do Unto Others Trust.

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