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Josh Jorgensen hooks a smalltooth sawfish, a critically endangered species, just east of Stuart. The sawfish was estimated to be around 17 feet, 700 pounds. (Courtesy of  Josh Jorgensen)

High-profile smalltooth sawfish catch brings attention to species, possible rebound

Josh Jorgensen didn't know what he had hooked in the Atlantic Ocean east of Stuart on Florida's Treasure Coast. "Don't know what it could be, man," he said into a camera on Aug. 16. "It could be a huge stingray, could be a hammerhead. Could be anything." But a smalltooth sawfish? Though the fish has been reported o …

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