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Class: Elasmobranchii


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Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Acroteriobatus annulatus (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Acroteriobatus annulatus
[Lesser sandshark]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Acroteriobatus blochii (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by SFSA
 
Acroteriobatus blochii
[Bluntnose guitarfish]

Photo by Henlé, C.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Acroteriobatus leucospilus (Norman, 1926)

Photo by Henlé, C.
 
Acroteriobatus leucospilus
[Grayspottted guitarfish]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 81 cm TL
Acroteriobatus ocellatus (Norman, 1926)

Photo by SFSA
 
Acroteriobatus ocellatus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Acroteriobatus omanensis
[Omn guitarfish]

Photo by Khan, M.M.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 78 cm TL
Acroteriobatus salalah (Randall & Compagno, 1995)

Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Acroteriobatus salalah
[Salalah guitarfish]

Photo by Vishnuraj, RS

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Acroteriobatus variegatus (Nair & Lal Mohan, 1973)

Photo by Vishnuraj, RS
 
Acroteriobatus variegatus
[Stripenose guitarfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Acroteriobatus zanzibarensis
[Zanzibar guitarfish]

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Aculeola nigra de Buen, 1959

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile
 
Aculeola nigra
[Hooktooth dogfish]

Photo by Khan, M.M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm WD
Aetobatus flagellum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Aetobatus flagellum
[Longheaded eagle ray]

Photo by Field, R.

Atlantic and Eastern Cent
Max. Length 330 cm WD
Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, 1790)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Aetobatus narinari
[Spotted eagle ray]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm WD

 
Aetobatus narutobiei
[Naru eagle ray]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 152.8 cm TL
Aetobatus ocellatus (Kuhl, 1823)

Photo by FAO
 
Aetobatus ocellatus
[Ocellated eagle ray]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 79 cm WD
Aetomylaeus asperrimus (Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by FAO
 
Aetomylaeus asperrimus
[Rough eagle ray]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 222 cm WD
Aetomylaeus bovinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Aetomylaeus bovinus
[Bull ray]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 59.2 cm WD

 
Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus
[Blue-banded eagle ray]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm WD
Aetomylaeus maculatus (Gray, 1834)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Aetomylaeus maculatus
[Mottled eagle ray]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific

Aetomylaeus milvus (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by FAO
 
Aetomylaeus milvus
[]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm WD
Aetomylaeus nichofii (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Aetomylaeus nichofii
[Banded eagle ray]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 240 cm WD
Aetomylaeus vespertilio (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by FAO
 
Aetomylaeus vespertilio
[Ornate eagle ray]

Photo by Romanov, E.V.

Circumglobal. Indo-Pacif
Max. Length 428 cm TL
Alopias pelagicus Nakamura, 1935

Photo by Romanov, E.V.
 
Alopias pelagicus
[Pelagic thresher]

Photo by Chow, S.

Circumglobal; tropical an
Max. Length 488.0 cm TL
Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841

Photo by Chow, S.
 
Alopias superciliosus
[Bigeye thresher]

Photo by Steele, M.A.

Cosmopolitan in temperate
Max. Length 573.3 cm TL
Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Alopias vulpinus
[Thresher]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Amblyraja badia (Garman, 1899)

Photo by FAO
 
Amblyraja badia
[Broad skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Pacific

Amblyraja doellojuradoi (Pozzi, 1935)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Amblyraja doellojuradoi
[Southern thorny skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Pacific

Amblyraja frerichsi (Krefft, 1968)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Amblyraja frerichsi
[Thickbody skate]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Amblyraja georgiana (Norman, 1938)

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Amblyraja georgiana
[Antarctic starry skate]

Photo by DESCNA

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 106 cm TL
Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett, 1879)

Photo by DESCNA
 
Amblyraja hyperborea
[Arctic skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 85 cm TL
Amblyraja jenseni (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Amblyraja jenseni
[Shorttail skate]

Photo by Ueberschär, B.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 105 cm TL
Amblyraja radiata (Donovan, 1808)

Photo by Ueberschär, B.
 
Amblyraja radiata
[Starry ray]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Amblyraja reversa
[Reversed skate]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 77 cm TL

 
Amblyraja robertsi
[Bigmouth skate]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL

 
Amblyraja taaf
[Whiteleg skate]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Anacanthobatis americana Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962

Photo by JAMARC
 
Anacanthobatis americana
[American legskate]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 44 cm TL

 
Anacanthobatis donghaiensis
[East China leg skate]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Anacanthobatis folirostris (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1951)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Anacanthobatis folirostris
[Leaf-nose leg skate]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Anacanthobatis longirostris
[Longnose leg skate]

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Anacanthobatis marmorata (von Bonde & Swart, 1923)

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Anacanthobatis marmorata
[Spotted legskate]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Anacanthobatis nanhaiensis
[South China leg skate]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 470 cm TL
Anoxypristis cuspidata (Latham, 1794)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Anoxypristis cuspidata
[Pointed sawfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 59.6 cm TL

 
Apristurus albisoma
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 85.5 cm TL

 
Apristurus ampliceps
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic.

 
Apristurus aphyodes
[]
No picture found
Indian and Pacific coasts
Max. Length 61.6 cm TL

 
Apristurus australis
[]

Photo by Weigmann, S.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 48.5 cm TL
Apristurus breviventralis Kawauchi, weigmann & Nakaya, 2014

Photo by Weigmann, S.
 
Apristurus breviventralis
[Shortbelly catshark]

Photo by Van Orden, W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 69 cm TL
Apristurus brunneus (Gilbert, 1892)

Photo by Van Orden, W.
 
Apristurus brunneus
[Brown catshark]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 67.5 cm TL

 
Apristurus bucephalus
[Bighead catshark]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Apristurus canutus Springer & Heemstra, 1979

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus canutus
[Hoary catshark]

Photo by Duffy, C.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 90.8 cm TL
Apristurus exsanguis Sato, Nakaya & Stewart, 1999

Photo by Duffy, C.
 
Apristurus exsanguis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 68.3 cm TL

 
Apristurus fedorovi
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 73.5 cm

 
Apristurus garricki
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 410 cm TL
Apristurus gibbosus Meng, Chu & Li, 1985

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Apristurus gibbosus
[Humpback cat shark]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 48.5 cm TL
Apristurus herklotsi (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus herklotsi
[Longfin catshark]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Apristurus indicus (Brauer, 1906)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus indicus
[Smallbelly catshark]

Photo by Yang, N.-S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 41.9 cm TL
Apristurus internatus Deng, Xiong & Zhan, 1988

Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Apristurus internatus
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Apristurus investigatoris (Misra, 1962)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus investigatoris
[Broadnose catshark]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 71 cm TL
Apristurus japonicus Nakaya, 1975

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus japonicus
[Japanese catshark]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 58.4 cm TL
Apristurus kampae Taylor, 1972

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus kampae
[Longnose catshark]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Apristurus laurussonii (Saemundsson, 1922)

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Apristurus laurussonii
[Iceland catshark]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Apristurus longicephalus Nakaya, 1975

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus longicephalus
[Longhead catshark]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Apristurus macrorhynchus (Tanaka, 1909)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus macrorhynchus
[Flathead catshark]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Apristurus macrostomus
[Broadmouth cat shark]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 85 cm TL
Apristurus manis (Springer, 1979)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus manis
[Ghost catshark]

Photo by MNHN

North Atlantic
Max. Length 76.1 cm TL
Apristurus melanoasper Iglésias, Nakaya & Stehmann, 2004

Photo by MNHN
 
Apristurus melanoasper
[Black roughscale catshark]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Apristurus microps (Gilchrist, 1922)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus microps
[Smalleye catshark]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 37.2 cm TL

 
Apristurus micropterygeus
[Smalldorsal cat shark]

Photo by Iglesias, S.P.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 67.6 cm TL
Apristurus nakayai Iglésias, 2013

Photo by Iglesias, S.P.
 
Apristurus nakayai
[Milk-eye catshark]

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Apristurus nasutus de Buen, 1959

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile
 
Apristurus nasutus
[Largenose catshark]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Apristurus parvipinnis Springer & Heemstra, 1979

Photo by JAMARC
 
Apristurus parvipinnis
[Smallfin catshark]

Photo by Yang, N.-S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 83.5 cm TL
Apristurus pinguis Deng, Xiong & Zhan, 1983

Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Apristurus pinguis
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Apristurus platyrhynchus (Tanaka, 1909)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus platyrhynchus
[Borneo catshark]

Photo by Treberg, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 54.2 cm TL
Apristurus profundorum (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by Treberg, J.
 
Apristurus profundorum
[Deep-water catshark]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Apristurus riveri Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Apristurus riveri
[Broadgill catshark]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 88 cm TL
Apristurus saldanha (Barnard, 1925)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus saldanha
[Saldanha catshark]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Apristurus sibogae (Weber, 1913)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus sibogae
[Pale catshark]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Apristurus sinensis Chu & Hu, 1981

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus sinensis
[South China catshark]

Photo by FAO

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Apristurus spongiceps (Gilbert, 1905)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus spongiceps
[Spongehead catshark]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific

Apristurus stenseni (Springer, 1979)

Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus stenseni
[Panama ghost catshark]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 43.7 cm TL

 
Apristurus yangi
[Yang’s longnose catshark]

Photo by Murch, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Aptychotrema rostrata (Shaw, 1794)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Aptychotrema rostrata
[Eastern shovelnose ray]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 58.2 cm TL

 
Aptychotrema timorensis
[Spotted shovelnose ray]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 79 cm TL

 
Aptychotrema vincentiana
[Western shovelnose ray]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Arhynchobatis asperrimus
[Longtail skate]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Asymbolus analis (Ogilby, 1885)

Photo by FAO
 
Asymbolus analis
[Grey spotted catshark]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 44.2 cm TL

 
Asymbolus funebris
[]

Photo by MNHN

Western Pacific
Max. Length 47.7 cm TL
Asymbolus galacticus Séret & Last, 2008

Photo by MNHN
 
Asymbolus galacticus
[Starry catshark]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60.1 cm TL

 
Asymbolus occiduus
[Western spotted catshark]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 46.7 cm TL

 
Asymbolus pallidus
[Pale spotted catshark]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35.7 cm TL

 
Asymbolus parvus
[]

Photo by Kyne, P.M.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 41.9 cm TL
Asymbolus rubiginosus Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999

Photo by Kyne, P.M.
 
Asymbolus rubiginosus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 43.8 cm TL

 
Asymbolus submaculatus
[Variegated catshark]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Asymbolus vincenti (Zietz, 1908)

Photo by FAO
 
Asymbolus vincenti
[Gulf catshark]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 47.4 cm TL

 
Atelomycterus baliensis
[Bali catshark]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 50.8 cm TL

 
Atelomycterus erdmanni
[Spotted-belly catshark]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Atelomycterus fasciatus Compagno & Stevens, 1993

Photo by FAO
 
Atelomycterus fasciatus
[Banded catshark]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Atelomycterus macleayi Whitley, 1939

Photo by FAO
 
Atelomycterus macleayi
[Marbled catshark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Atelomycterus marmoratus (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Atelomycterus marmoratus
[Coral catshark]

Photo by Jacobsen, I.P.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 48.4 cm TL
Atelomycterus marnkalha Jacobsen & Bennett, 2007

Photo by Jacobsen, I.P.
 
Atelomycterus marnkalha
[Eastern banded catshark]

Photo by Martins, I.A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 132 cm TL
Atlantoraja castelnaui (Miranda Ribeiro, 1907)

Photo by Martins, I.A.
 
Atlantoraja castelnaui
[Spotback skate]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 78.9 cm TL
Atlantoraja cyclophora (Regan, 1903)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Atlantoraja cyclophora
[Eyespot skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 81.6 cm TL
Atlantoraja platana (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Atlantoraja platana
[La Plata skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 79 cm TL
Aulohalaelurus kanakorum Séret, 1990

Photo by FAO
 
Aulohalaelurus kanakorum
[Kanakorum catshark]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 67 cm TL
Aulohalaelurus labiosus (Waite, 1905)

Photo by FAO
 
Aulohalaelurus labiosus
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 157 cm TL

 
Bathyraja abyssicola
[Deep-sea skate]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Bathyraja aguja
[Aguja skate]

Photo by Lloris, D.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 14.4 cm TL
Bathyraja albomaculata (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Bathyraja albomaculata
[White-dotted skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 161 cm TL
Bathyraja aleutica (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja aleutica
[Aleutian skate]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 75.6 cm WD

 
Bathyraja andriashevi
[Little-eyed skate]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Bathyraja bergi
[Bottom skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 64.2 cm TL
Bathyraja brachyurops (Fowler, 1910)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Bathyraja brachyurops
[Broadnose skate]

Photo by Ishihara, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 74.4 cm WD
Bathyraja caeluronigricans Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977

Photo by Ishihara, H.
 
Bathyraja caeluronigricans
[Purple-black skate]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 86 cm TL
Bathyraja cousseauae Díaz de Astarloa & Mabragaña, 2004

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Bathyraja cousseauae
[Joined-fins skate]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Bathyraja diplotaenia
[Dusky-pink skate]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Bathyraja eatonii (Günther, 1876)

Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja eatonii
[Eaton's skate]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 73.3 cm TL

 
Bathyraja fedorovi
[Cinnamon skate]

Photo by Lloris, D.

Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Bathyraja griseocauda (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Bathyraja griseocauda
[Graytail skate]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 342 cm TL

 
Bathyraja hesperafricana
[West African skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 86 cm TL
Bathyraja interrupta (Gill & Townsend, 1897)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja interrupta
[Sandpaper skate]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Bathyraja irrasa Hureau & Ozouf-Costaz, 1980

Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja irrasa
[Kerguelen sandpaper skate]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Bathyraja ishiharai
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 76.2 cm TL
Bathyraja isotrachys (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja isotrachys
[Raspback skate]

Photo by Iglesias, S.P.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 88.8 cm TL
Bathyraja leucomelanos Iglésias & Lévy-Hartmann, 2012

Photo by Iglesias, S.P.
 
Bathyraja leucomelanos
[Domino skate]

Photo by Ishihara, H.

North Pacific
Max. Length 60.7 cm WD
Bathyraja lindbergi Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977

Photo by Ishihara, H.
 
Bathyraja lindbergi
[Commander skate]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Bathyraja longicauda
[Slimtail skate]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Bathyraja maccaini Springer, 1971

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Bathyraja maccaini
[McCain's skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southwest Atlantic

Bathyraja macloviana (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Bathyraja macloviana
[Patagonian skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 115 cm TL
Bathyraja maculata Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja maculata
[White-blotched skate]

Photo by Lloris, D.

Southeast Pacific

Bathyraja magellanica (Philippi, 1902)

Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Bathyraja magellanica
[Magellan skate]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL

 
Bathyraja mariposa
[Butterfly skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 126 cm TL
Bathyraja matsubarai (Ishiyama, 1952)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja matsubarai
[Dusky-purple skate]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Bathyraja meridionalis Stehmann, 1987

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Bathyraja meridionalis
[Dark-belly skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 82.5 cm TL
Bathyraja minispinosa Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja minispinosa
[Whitebrow skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Pacific and Sou

Bathyraja multispinis (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Bathyraja multispinis
[Multispine skate]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Bathyraja murrayi (Günther, 1880)

Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja murrayi
[Murray's skate]

Photo by Ishihara, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 59 cm WD
Bathyraja notoroensis Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977

Photo by Ishihara, H.
 
Bathyraja notoroensis
[Notoro skate]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 122.4 cm TL

 
Bathyraja pacifica
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Bathyraja pallida (Forster, 1967)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja pallida
[Pale ray]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 111 cm TL

 
Bathyraja panthera
[Leopard skate]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Bathyraja papilionifera
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 129 cm TL
Bathyraja parmifera (Bean, 1881)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja parmifera
[Alaska skate]

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile

Southeast Pacific

Bathyraja peruana McEachran & Miyake, 1984

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile
 
Bathyraja peruana
[Peruvian skate]

Photo by Ishihara, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Bathyraja pseudoisotrachys Ishihara & Ishiyama, 1985

Photo by Ishihara, H.
 
Bathyraja pseudoisotrachys
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 175 cm TL
Bathyraja richardsoni (Garrick, 1961)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja richardsoni
[Richardson's ray]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 111 cm TL
Bathyraja scaphiops (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Bathyraja scaphiops
[Cuphead skate]

Photo by MNHN

Southeast Pacific and Sou

Bathyraja schroederi (Krefft, 1968)

Photo by MNHN
 
Bathyraja schroederi
[Whitemouth skate]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 140 cm TL

 
Bathyraja shuntovi
[Longnose deep-sea skate]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 101 cm TL

 
Bathyraja simoterus
[Hokkaido skate]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 101.5 cm TL

 
Bathyraja smirnovi
[Golden skate]

Photo by Le Noury, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Bathyraja smithii (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Bathyraja smithii
[African softnose skate]

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 170 cm TL
Bathyraja spinicauda (Jensen, 1914)

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Bathyraja spinicauda
[Spinytail skate]

Photo by FAO

Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Bathyraja spinosissima (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1941)

Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja spinosissima
[Spiny skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Bathyraja taranetzi (Dolganov, 1983)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja taranetzi
[Mud skate]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Bathyraja trachouros
[Eremo skate]

Photo by Van Orden, W.

North Pacific
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Bathyraja trachura (Gilbert, 1892)

Photo by Van Orden, W.
 
Bathyraja trachura
[Roughtail skate]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 100 cm TL

 
Bathyraja tunae
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific.
Max. Length 69 cm TL

 
Bathyraja tzinovskii
[Creamback skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 102 cm TL
Bathyraja violacea (Suvorov, 1935)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja violacea
[Okhotsk skate]

Photo by Danna, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 430 cm TL
Bathytoshia brevicaudata (Hutton, 1875)

Photo by Danna, P.
 
Bathytoshia brevicaudata
[Short-tail stingray]

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Bathytoshia centroura (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.
 
Bathytoshia centroura
[Roughtail stingray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm WD
Bathytoshia lata (Garman, 1880)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathytoshia lata
[Brown stingray]

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Benthobatis kreffti Rincón, Stehmann & Vooren, 2001

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Benthobatis kreffti
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic.
Max. Length 50 cm WD
Benthobatis marcida Bean & Weed, 1909

Photo by FAO
 
Benthobatis marcida
[Blind torpedo]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 39.2 cm TL
Benthobatis moresbyi Alcock, 1898

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Benthobatis moresbyi
[Dark blind ray]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 21.5 cm TL

 
Benthobatis yangi
[Taiwanese blind electric ray]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

North Pacific
Max. Length 244 cm TL
Beringraja binoculata (Girard, 1855)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Beringraja binoculata
[Big skate]

Photo by Yang, N.-S.

Western Pacific

Beringraja pulchra (Liu, 1932)

Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Beringraja pulchra
[Mottled skate]

Photo by Kyne, P.M.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Brachaelurus colcloughi Ogilby, 1908

Photo by Kyne, P.M.
 
Brachaelurus colcloughi
[Colclough's shark]

Photo by Murch, A.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Brachaelurus waddi (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Brachaelurus waddi
[Blind shark]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 29.4 cm TL
Breviraja claramaculata McEachran & Matheson, 1985

Photo by FAO
 
Breviraja claramaculata
[Brightspot skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic

Breviraja colesi Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948

Photo by FAO
 
Breviraja colesi
[Lightnose skate]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 45.1 cm TL
Breviraja marklei McEachran & Miyake, 1987

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Breviraja marklei
[Nova Scotia skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic

Breviraja mouldi McEachran & Matheson, 1995

Photo by FAO
 
Breviraja mouldi
[Blacknose skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Breviraja nigriventralis McEachran & Matheson, 1985

Photo by FAO
 
Breviraja nigriventralis
[Blackbelly skate]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 23.6 cm WD
Breviraja spinosa Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950

Photo by JAMARC
 
Breviraja spinosa
[Spinose skate]
No picture found
Indo-Malay Archipelago
Max. Length 24 cm WD

 
Brevitrygon heterura
[Dwarf whipray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm WD
Brevitrygon imbricata (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Brevitrygon imbricata
[Bengal whipray]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23.4 cm WD

 
Brevitrygon javaensis
[Javan whipray]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Northern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm WD
Brevitrygon walga (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Brevitrygon walga
[Scaly whipray]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 43.6 cm TL

 
Brochiraja aenigma
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 64.6 cm TL

 
Brochiraja albilabiata
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL

 
Brochiraja asperula
[Smooth deep-sea skate]
No picture found
Tasman Sea
Max. Length 36.4 cm WD

 
Brochiraja heuresa
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 50.9 cm

 
Brochiraja leviveneta
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 32.5 cm TL

 
Brochiraja microspinifera
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL

 
Brochiraja spinifera
[Prickly deep-sea skate]
No picture found
Tasman Sea
Max. Length 71.9 cm WD

 
Brochiraja vittacauda
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Bythaelurus alcockii
[Arabian catshark]

Photo by Weigmann, S.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 44.5 cm TL
Bythaelurus bachi Weigmann, Ebert, Clerkin, Stehmann & Naylor, 2016

Photo by Weigmann, S.
 
Bythaelurus bachi
[Bach’s catshark]

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Bythaelurus canescens (Günther, 1878)

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile
 
Bythaelurus canescens
[Dusky catshark]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Bythaelurus clevai
[Broadhead cat shark]

Photo by FAO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Bythaelurus dawsoni (Springer, 1971)

Photo by FAO
 
Bythaelurus dawsoni
[New Zealand catshark]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 45.3 cm TL

 
Bythaelurus giddingsi
[Galápagos catshark]

Photo by FAO

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Bythaelurus hispidus (Alcock, 1891)

Photo by FAO
 
Bythaelurus hispidus
[Bristly catshark]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Bythaelurus immaculatus (Chu & Meng, 1982)

Photo by FAO
 
Bythaelurus immaculatus
[Spotless catshark]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45.4 cm TL

 
Bythaelurus incanus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Bythaelurus lutarius (Springer & D'Aubrey, 1972)

Photo by FAO
 
Bythaelurus lutarius
[Mud catshark]
No picture found
Southwestern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 54.8 cm TL

 
Bythaelurus naylori
[Dusky snout catshark]

Photo by Weigmann, S.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Bythaelurus tenuicephalus Kaschner, Weigmann & Thiel, 2016

Photo by Weigmann, S.
 
Bythaelurus tenuicephalus
[Narrowhead catshark]

Photo by Weigmann, S.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 32.5 cm TL
Bythaelurus vivaldii Weigmann & Kaschner, 2017

Photo by Weigmann, S.
 
Bythaelurus vivaldii
[Vivaldi’s catshark]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Carcharhinus acronotus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Carcharhinus acronotus
[Blacknose shark]

Photo by Honeycutt, K.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Carcharhinus albimarginatus (Rüppell, 1837)

Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Carcharhinus albimarginatus
[Silvertip shark]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Circumglobal, with patchy
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Carcharhinus altimus (Springer, 1950)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Carcharhinus altimus
[Bignose shark]

Photo by FAO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 167 cm TL
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides (Whitley, 1934)

Photo by FAO
 
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides
[Graceful shark]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific to Cent
Max. Length 255 cm TL
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos
[Blacktail reef shark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 280 cm TL
Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus amboinensis
[Pigeye shark]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Carcharhinus borneensis (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by FAO
 
Carcharhinus borneensis
[Borneo shark]

Photo by Smith, B.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 325 cm TL
Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther, 1870)

Photo by Smith, B.
 
Carcharhinus brachyurus
[Copper shark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Atlantic, Mediterranean a
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Carcharhinus brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus brevipinna
[Spinner shark]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Carcharhinus cautus (Whitley, 1945)

Photo by FAO
 
Carcharhinus cautus
[Nervous shark]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 140 cm TL

 
Carcharhinus cerdale
[Pacific smalltail shark]
No picture found
East Indian to Western Pa
Max. Length 88 cm TL

 
Carcharhinus coatesi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100.7 cm TL
Carcharhinus dussumieri (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus dussumieri
[Whitecheek shark]

Photo by Furlan, B.

Circumtropical. Western
Max. Length 350 cm TL
Carcharhinus falciformis (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by Furlan, B.
 
Carcharhinus falciformis
[Silky shark]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 135 cm TL
Carcharhinus fitzroyensis (Whitley, 1943)

Photo by FAO
 
Carcharhinus fitzroyensis
[Creek whaler]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Circumtropical with a pre
Max. Length 370 cm TL
Carcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus galapagensis
[Galapagos shark]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Carcharhinus hemiodon (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Carcharhinus hemiodon
[Pondicherry shark]

Photo by Weigmann, S.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 84.4 cm TL
Carcharhinus humani White & Weigmann, 2014

Photo by Weigmann, S.
 
Carcharhinus humani
[Human’s whaler shark]

Photo by Christie, B.L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 190 cm TL
Carcharhinus isodon (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by Christie, B.L.
 
Carcharhinus isodon
[Finetooth shark]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Carcharhinus leiodon
[Smooth tooth blacktip shark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Cosmopolitan in tropical
Max. Length 400 cm TL
Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus leucas
[Bull shark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Cosmopolitan. Western At
Max. Length 275 cm TL
Carcharhinus limbatus (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus limbatus
[Blacktip shark]

Photo by Moldzio, S.

Circumglobal (tropical to
Max. Length 400 cm TL
Carcharhinus longimanus (Poey, 1861)

Photo by Moldzio, S.
 
Carcharhinus longimanus
[Oceanic whitetip shark]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Carcharhinus macloti (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Carcharhinus macloti
[Hardnose shark]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Carcharhinus macrops
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus melanopterus
[Blacktip reef shark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 420 cm TL
Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus obscurus
[Dusky shark]

Photo by Minguell, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Carcharhinus perezii (Poey, 1876)

Photo by Minguell, C.
 
Carcharhinus perezii
[Caribbean reef shark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Carcharhinus plumbeus (Nardo, 1827)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus plumbeus
[Sandbar shark]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Carcharhinus porosus (Ranzani, 1839)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Carcharhinus porosus
[Smalltail shark]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Carcharhinus sealei (Pietschmann, 1913)

Photo by FAO
 
Carcharhinus sealei
[Blackspot shark]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 280 cm TL
Carcharhinus signatus (Poey, 1868)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Carcharhinus signatus
[Night shark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Carcharhinus sorrah (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus sorrah
[Spot-tail shark]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Carcharhinus tilstoni (Whitley, 1950)

Photo by FAO
 
Carcharhinus tilstoni
[Australian blacktip shark]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 93.7 cm TL

 
Carcharhinus tjutjot
[]

Photo by Choromanski, J.M.

Circumtropical
Max. Length 330 cm TL
Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by Choromanski, J.M.
 
Carcharias taurus
[Sand tiger shark]

Photo by FAO

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 370 cm TL
Carcharias tricuspidatus Day, 1878

Photo by FAO
 
Carcharias tricuspidatus
[Indian sand tiger]

Photo by De Maddalena, A.

Cosmopolitan, mostly amph
Max. Length 594 cm TL
Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by De Maddalena, A.
 
Carcharodon carcharias
[Great white shark]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 87 cm TL
Centrophorus atromarginatus Garman, 1913

Photo by FAO
 
Centrophorus atromarginatus
[Dwarf gulper shark]

Photo by Murch, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 170 cm TL
Centrophorus granulosus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Centrophorus granulosus
[Gulper shark]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 111.4 cm TL
Centrophorus harrissoni McCulloch, 1915

Photo by FAO
 
Centrophorus harrissoni
[Dumb gulper shark]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 108 cm
Centrophorus isodon (Chu, Meng & Liu, 1981)

Photo by FAO
 
Centrophorus isodon
[Blackfin gulper shark]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean, Moz
Max. Length 99 cm TL

 
Centrophorus lesliei
[African gulper shark]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 93 cm TL

 
Centrophorus longipinnis
[Longfin gulper shark]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Centrophorus lusitanicus Barbosa du Bocage & de Brito Capello, 1864

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Centrophorus lusitanicus
[Lowfin gulper shark]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Centrophorus moluccensis Bleeker, 1860

Photo by FAO
 
Centrophorus moluccensis
[Smallfin gulper shark]

Photo by Baranes, A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 79.7 cm TL
Centrophorus seychellorum Baranes, 2003

Photo by Baranes, A.
 
Centrophorus seychellorum
[]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

North-western Atlantic, n
Max. Length 164 cm TL
Centrophorus squamosus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Centrophorus squamosus
[Leafscale gulper shark]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 89 cm TL
Centrophorus tessellatus Garman, 1906

Photo by FAO
 
Centrophorus tessellatus
[Mosaic gulper shark]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Centrophorus uyato (Rafinesque, 1810)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Centrophorus uyato
[Little gulper shark]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90.9 cm TL

 
Centrophorus westraliensis
[Western gulper shark]
1226 Species of Family Centrophoridae
(Gulper sharks)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1841 Acroteriobatus annulatus Lesser sandshark Southeast Atlantic 140 TL
1841 Acroteriobatus blochii Bluntnose guitarfish Southeast Atlantic 100 TL
1926 Acroteriobatus leucospilus Grayspottted guitarfish Western Indian Ocean 120 TL
1926 Acroteriobatus ocellatus Western Indian Ocean 81 TL
2016 Acroteriobatus omanensis Omn guitarfish Western Indian Ocean 60 TL
1995 Acroteriobatus salalah Salalah guitarfish Western Indian Ocean 78 TL
1973 Acroteriobatus variegatus Stripenose guitarfish Indian Ocean 75 TL
1926 Acroteriobatus zanzibarensis Zanzibar guitarfish Western Indian Ocean 75 TL
1959 Aculeola nigra Hooktooth dogfish Southeast Pacific 60 TL
1801 Aetobatus flagellum Longheaded eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 72 WD
1790 Aetobatus narinari Spotted eagle ray Atlantic and Eastern Cent 330 WD
2013 Aetobatus narutobiei Naru eagle ray Northwest Pacific 150 WD
1823 Aetobatus ocellatus Ocellated eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 152.8 TL
1898 Aetomylaeus asperrimus Rough eagle ray Eastern Pacific 79 WD
1817 Aetomylaeus bovinus Bull ray Eastern Atlantic 222 WD
2015 Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus Blue-banded eagle ray Western Pacific 59.2 WD
1834 Aetomylaeus maculatus Mottled eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 200 WD
1841 Aetomylaeus milvus Indo-West Pacific
1801 Aetomylaeus nichofii Banded eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 65 WD
1852 Aetomylaeus vespertilio Ornate eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 240 WD
1935 Alopias pelagicus Pelagic thresher Circumglobal. Indo-Pacif 428 TL
1841 Alopias superciliosus Bigeye thresher Circumglobal; tropical an 488.0 TL
1788 Alopias vulpinus Thresher Cosmopolitan in temperate 573.3 TL
1899 Amblyraja badia Broad skate Eastern Pacific 100 TL
1935 Amblyraja doellojuradoi Southern thorny skate Southeast Pacific
1968 Amblyraja frerichsi Thickbody skate Southeast Pacific
1938 Amblyraja georgiana Antarctic starry skate Southeast Pacific 100 TL
1879 Amblyraja hyperborea Arctic skate Northeast Atlantic 106 TL
1950 Amblyraja jenseni Shorttail skate Western Atlantic 85 TL
1808 Amblyraja radiata Starry ray Eastern Atlantic 105 TL
1906 Amblyraja reversa Reversed skate Western Indian Ocean
1970 Amblyraja robertsi Bigmouth skate Southeast Atlantic 77 TL
1987 Amblyraja taaf Whiteleg skate Indian Ocean 90 TL
1962 Anacanthobatis americana American legskate Western Central Atlantic 40 WD
1983 Anacanthobatis donghaiensis East China leg skate Western Pacific 44 TL
1951 Anacanthobatis folirostris Leaf-nose leg skate Western Central Atlantic 40 TL
1962 Anacanthobatis longirostris Longnose leg skate Western Central Atlantic 75 TL
1923 Anacanthobatis marmorata Spotted legskate Western Indian Ocean 29 TL
1981 Anacanthobatis nanhaiensis South China leg skate Western Pacific
1794 Anoxypristis cuspidata Pointed sawfish Indo-West Pacific 470 TL
1999 Apristurus albisoma Western Pacific 59.6 TL
2008 Apristurus ampliceps Southwest Pacific 85.5 TL
1998 Apristurus aphyodes Northeast Atlantic.
2008 Apristurus australis Indian and Pacific coasts 61.6 TL
2014 Apristurus breviventralis Shortbelly catshark Western Indian Ocean 48.5 TL
1892 Apristurus brunneus Brown catshark Eastern Pacific 69 TL
2008 Apristurus bucephalus Bighead catshark Eastern Indian Ocean 67.5 TL
1979 Apristurus canutus Hoary catshark Western Central Atlantic 45 TL
1999 Apristurus exsanguis Southwest Pacific 90.8 TL
1983 Apristurus fedorovi Northwest Pacific 68.3 TL
2013 Apristurus garricki Pacific Ocean 73.5
1985 Apristurus gibbosus Humpback cat shark Northwest Pacific 410 TL
1934 Apristurus herklotsi Longfin catshark Western Pacific 48.5 TL
1906 Apristurus indicus Smallbelly catshark Western Indian Ocean 34 TL
1988 Apristurus internatus Northwest Pacific 41.9 TL
1962 Apristurus investigatoris Broadnose catshark Eastern Indian Ocean 26 TL
1975 Apristurus japonicus Japanese catshark Northwest Pacific 71 TL
1972 Apristurus kampae Longnose catshark Eastern Central Pacific 58.4 TL
1922 Apristurus laurussonii Iceland catshark Western Atlantic 76 TL
1975 Apristurus longicephalus Longhead catshark Indo-West Pacific 60 TL
1909 Apristurus macrorhynchus Flathead catshark Northwest Pacific 66 TL
1985 Apristurus macrostomus Broadmouth cat shark Northwest Pacific 38 TL
1979 Apristurus manis Ghost catshark Northwest Atlantic 85 TL
2004 Apristurus melanoasper Black roughscale catshark North Atlantic 76.1 TL
1922 Apristurus microps Smalleye catshark Southeast Atlantic 61 TL
1986 Apristurus micropterygeus Smalldorsal cat shark Northwest Pacific 37.2 TL
2013 Apristurus nakayai Milk-eye catshark Pacific Ocean 67.6 TL
1959 Apristurus nasutus Largenose catshark Eastern Pacific 70 TL
1979 Apristurus parvipinnis Smallfin catshark Western Atlantic 52 TL
1983 Apristurus pinguis Northwest Pacific 83.5 TL
1909 Apristurus platyrhynchus Borneo catshark Western Pacific 80 TL
1896 Apristurus profundorum Deep-water catshark Western Atlantic 54.2 TL
1944 Apristurus riveri Broadgill catshark Western Central Atlantic 46 TL
1925 Apristurus saldanha Saldanha catshark Southeast Atlantic 88 TL
1913 Apristurus sibogae Pale catshark Western Central Pacific 21 TL
1981 Apristurus sinensis South China catshark Northwest Pacific 42 TL
1905 Apristurus spongiceps Spongehead catshark Pacific Ocean 50 TL
1979 Apristurus stenseni Panama ghost catshark Eastern Central Pacific
2017 Apristurus yangi Yang’s longnose catshark Western Central Pacific 43.7 TL
1794 Aptychotrema rostrata Eastern shovelnose ray Western Pacific 120 TL
2004 Aptychotrema timorensis Spotted shovelnose ray Western Pacific 58.2 TL
1885 Aptychotrema vincentiana Western shovelnose ray Eastern Indian Ocean 79 TL
1909 Arhynchobatis asperrimus Longtail skate Southwest Pacific 75 TL
1885 Asymbolus analis Grey spotted catshark Indo-West Pacific 90 TL
1999 Asymbolus funebris Eastern Indian Ocean 44.2 TL
2008 Asymbolus galacticus Starry catshark Western Pacific 47.7 TL
1999 Asymbolus occiduus Western spotted catshark Eastern Indian Ocean 60.1 TL
1999 Asymbolus pallidus Pale spotted catshark Western Pacific 46.7 TL
1999 Asymbolus parvus Eastern Indian Ocean 35.7 TL
1999 Asymbolus rubiginosus Eastern Indian Ocean 41.9 TL
1999 Asymbolus submaculatus Variegated catshark Southwest Pacific 43.8 TL
1908 Asymbolus vincenti Gulf catshark Eastern Indian Ocean 61 TL
2005 Atelomycterus baliensis Bali catshark Western Pacific 47.4 TL
2015 Atelomycterus erdmanni Spotted-belly catshark Western Pacific 50.8 TL
1993 Atelomycterus fasciatus Banded catshark Indo-West Pacific 45 TL
1939 Atelomycterus macleayi Marbled catshark Eastern Indian Ocean 60 TL
1830 Atelomycterus marmoratus Coral catshark Indo-West Pacific 70 TL
2007 Atelomycterus marnkalha Eastern banded catshark Western Pacific 48.4 TL
1907 Atlantoraja castelnaui Spotback skate Southwest Atlantic 132 TL
1903 Atlantoraja cyclophora Eyespot skate Western Atlantic 78.9 TL
1880 Atlantoraja platana La Plata skate Southeast Atlantic 81.6 TL
1990 Aulohalaelurus kanakorum Kanakorum catshark Western Central Pacific 79 TL
1905 Aulohalaelurus labiosus Eastern Indian Ocean 67 TL
1896 Bathyraja abyssicola Deep-sea skate North Pacific 157 TL
1912 Bathyraja aguja Aguja skate Southeast Pacific
1937 Bathyraja albomaculata White-dotted skate Southeast Pacific 14.4 TL
1896 Bathyraja aleutica Aleutian skate North Pacific 161 TL
1983 Bathyraja andriashevi Little-eyed skate Western Pacific 75.6 WD
1983 Bathyraja bergi Bottom skate Northwest Pacific
1910 Bathyraja brachyurops Broadnose skate Southeast Pacific and Sou 64.2 TL
1977 Bathyraja caeluronigricans Purple-black skate Northwest Pacific 74.4 WD
2004 Bathyraja cousseauae Joined-fins skate Southwestern Atlantic 86 TL
1952 Bathyraja diplotaenia Dusky-pink skate Northwest Pacific
1876 Bathyraja eatonii Eaton's skate Southern Ocean 100 TL
1983 Bathyraja fedorovi Cinnamon skate Northwest Pacific 73.3 TL
1937 Bathyraja griseocauda Graytail skate Southeast Pacific and Sou 49 TL
1995 Bathyraja hesperafricana West African skate Eastern Central Atlantic 342 TL
1897 Bathyraja interrupta Sandpaper skate North Pacific 86 TL
1980 Bathyraja irrasa Kerguelen sandpaper skate Southern Ocean 120 TL
2005 Bathyraja ishiharai Eastern Indian Ocean
1877 Bathyraja isotrachys Raspback skate Northwest Pacific 76.2 TL
2012 Bathyraja leucomelanos Domino skate Pacific Ocean 88.8 TL
1977 Bathyraja lindbergi Commander skate North Pacific 60.7 WD
1959 Bathyraja longicauda Slimtail skate Southeast Pacific
1971 Bathyraja maccaini McCain's skate Southern Ocean 120 TL
1937 Bathyraja macloviana Patagonian skate Southwest Atlantic
1977 Bathyraja maculata White-blotched skate Northwest Pacific 115 TL
1902 Bathyraja magellanica Magellan skate Southeast Pacific
2004 Bathyraja mariposa Butterfly skate Northeast Pacific 76 TL
1952 Bathyraja matsubarai Dusky-purple skate Northwest Pacific 126 TL
1987 Bathyraja meridionalis Dark-belly skate Southwest Atlantic 120 TL
1977 Bathyraja minispinosa Whitebrow skate North Pacific 82.5 TL
1937 Bathyraja multispinis Multispine skate Southeast Pacific and Sou
1880 Bathyraja murrayi Murray's skate Southern Ocean 60 TL
1977 Bathyraja notoroensis Notoro skate Northwest Pacific 59 WD
2016 Bathyraja pacifica Southwest Pacific 122.4 TL
1967 Bathyraja pallida Pale ray Northeast Atlantic 160 TL
2011 Bathyraja panthera Leopard skate Pacific Ocean 111 TL
1985 Bathyraja papilionifera Southwest Atlantic
1881 Bathyraja parmifera Alaska skate North Pacific 129 TL
1984 Bathyraja peruana Peruvian skate Southeast Pacific
1985 Bathyraja pseudoisotrachys Northwest Pacific 100 TL
1961 Bathyraja richardsoni Richardson's ray Northeast Atlantic 175 TL
1937 Bathyraja scaphiops Cuphead skate Southwest Atlantic 111 TL
1968 Bathyraja schroederi Whitemouth skate Southeast Pacific and Sou
1985 Bathyraja shuntovi Longnose deep-sea skate Southwest Pacific 140 TL
1967 Bathyraja simoterus Hokkaido skate Northwest Pacific 101 TL
1915 Bathyraja smirnovi Golden skate North Pacific 101.5 TL
1841 Bathyraja smithii African softnose skate Southeast Atlantic 120 TL
1914 Bathyraja spinicauda Spinytail skate Western Atlantic 170 TL
1941 Bathyraja spinosissima Spiny skate Pacific 150 TL
1983 Bathyraja taranetzi Mud skate Northwest Pacific 70 TL
1958 Bathyraja trachouros Eremo skate Northwest Pacific
1892 Bathyraja trachura Roughtail skate North Pacific 91 TL
2005 Bathyraja tunae Western Indian Ocean. 100 TL
1983 Bathyraja tzinovskii Creamback skate Western Pacific. 69 TL
1935 Bathyraja violacea Okhotsk skate Northwest Pacific 102 TL
1875 Bathytoshia brevicaudata Short-tail stingray Indo-West Pacific 430 TL
1815 Bathytoshia centroura Roughtail stingray Western Atlantic 300 TL
1880 Bathytoshia lata Brown stingray Eastern Atlantic 100 WD
2001 Benthobatis kreffti Southwest Atlantic 30 TL
1909 Benthobatis marcida Blind torpedo Western Central Atlantic. 50 WD
1898 Benthobatis moresbyi Dark blind ray Western Indian Ocean 39.2 TL
2003 Benthobatis yangi Taiwanese blind electric ray Northwest Pacific 21.5 TL
1855 Beringraja binoculata Big skate North Pacific 244 TL
1932 Beringraja pulchra Mottled skate Western Pacific
1908 Brachaelurus colcloughi Colclough's shark Southwest Pacific 76 TL
1801 Brachaelurus waddi Blind shark Southwest Pacific 122 TL
1985 Breviraja claramaculata Brightspot skate Western Central Atlantic 29.4 TL
1948 Breviraja colesi Lightnose skate Western Central Atlantic
1987 Breviraja marklei Nova Scotia skate Northwest Atlantic 45.1 TL
1995 Breviraja mouldi Blacknose skate Western Central Atlantic
1985 Breviraja nigriventralis Blackbelly skate Western Central Atlantic 40 TL
1950 Breviraja spinosa Spinose skate Western Central Atlantic 23.6 WD
1852 Brevitrygon heterura Dwarf whipray Indo-Malay Archipelago 24 WD
1801 Brevitrygon imbricata Bengal whipray Indo-West Pacific 25 WD
2013 Brevitrygon javaensis Javan whipray Eastern Indian Ocean 23.4 WD
1841 Brevitrygon walga Scaly whipray Northern Indian Ocean 45 WD
2006 Brochiraja aenigma Western Pacific 43.6 TL
2006 Brochiraja albilabiata Southwest Pacific 64.6 TL
1974 Brochiraja asperula Smooth deep-sea skate Southwest Pacific 51 TL
2012 Brochiraja heuresa Tasman Sea 36.4 WD
2006 Brochiraja leviveneta Southwest Pacific 50.9
2006 Brochiraja microspinifera Southwest Pacific 32.5 TL
1974 Brochiraja spinifera Prickly deep-sea skate Southwest Pacific 80 TL
2012 Brochiraja vittacauda Tasman Sea 71.9 WD
1913 Bythaelurus alcockii Arabian catshark Western Indian Ocean 30 TL
2016 Bythaelurus bachi Bach’s catshark Western Indian Ocean 44.5 TL
1878 Bythaelurus canescens Dusky catshark Southeast Pacific 70 TL
1987 Bythaelurus clevai Broadhead cat shark Western Indian Ocean
1971 Bythaelurus dawsoni New Zealand catshark Southwest Pacific 45 TL
2012 Bythaelurus giddingsi Galápagos catshark Pacific Ocean 45.3 TL
1891 Bythaelurus hispidus Bristly catshark Indian Ocean 29 TL
1982 Bythaelurus immaculatus Spotless catshark Northwest Pacific 76 TL
2008 Bythaelurus incanus Eastern Indian Ocean 45.4 TL
1972 Bythaelurus lutarius Mud catshark Western Indian Ocean 39 TL
2015 Bythaelurus naylori Dusky snout catshark Southwestern Indian Ocean 54.8 TL
2016 Bythaelurus tenuicephalus Narrowhead catshark Western Indian Ocean 300 TL
2017 Bythaelurus vivaldii Vivaldi’s catshark Western Indian Ocean 32.5 TL
1860 Carcharhinus acronotus Blacknose shark Western Atlantic 200 TL
1837 Carcharhinus albimarginatus Silvertip shark Indo-Pacific 300 TL
1950 Carcharhinus altimus Bignose shark Circumglobal, with patchy 300 TL
1934 Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides Graceful shark Indo-Pacific 167 TL
1856 Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos Blacktail reef shark Indo-West Pacific to Cent 255 TL
1839 Carcharhinus amboinensis Pigeye shark Eastern Atlantic 280 TL
1858 Carcharhinus borneensis Borneo shark Western Pacific 70 TL
1870 Carcharhinus brachyurus Copper shark Western Atlantic 325 TL
1839 Carcharhinus brevipinna Spinner shark Atlantic, Mediterranean a 300 TL
1945 Carcharhinus cautus Nervous shark Western Pacific 150 TL
1898 Carcharhinus cerdale Pacific smalltail shark Eastern Pacific Ocean 140 TL
1939 Carcharhinus coatesi East Indian to Western Pa 88 TL
1839 Carcharhinus dussumieri Whitecheek shark Western Indian Ocean 100.7 TL
1839 Carcharhinus falciformis Silky shark Circumtropical. Western 350 TL
1943 Carcharhinus fitzroyensis Creek whaler Western Pacific 135 TL
1905 Carcharhinus galapagensis Galapagos shark Circumtropical with a pre 370 TL
1839 Carcharhinus hemiodon Pondicherry shark Indo-West Pacific 200 TL
2014 Carcharhinus humani Human’s whaler shark Western Indian Ocean 84.4 TL
1839 Carcharhinus isodon Finetooth shark Western Atlantic 190 TL
1985 Carcharhinus leiodon Smooth tooth blacktip shark Western Indian Ocean 75 TL
1839 Carcharhinus leucas Bull shark Cosmopolitan in tropical 400 TL
1839 Carcharhinus limbatus Blacktip shark Cosmopolitan. Western At 275 TL
1861 Carcharhinus longimanus Oceanic whitetip shark Circumglobal (tropical to 400 TL
1839 Carcharhinus macloti Hardnose shark Indo-West Pacific 110 TL
1983 Carcharhinus macrops Northwest Pacific
1824 Carcharhinus melanopterus Blacktip reef shark Indo-Pacific 200 TL
1818 Carcharhinus obscurus Dusky shark Western Atlantic 420 TL
1876 Carcharhinus perezii Caribbean reef shark Western Atlantic 300 TL
1827 Carcharhinus plumbeus Sandbar shark Western Atlantic 250 TL
1839 Carcharhinus porosus Smalltail shark Western Atlantic 150 TL
1913 Carcharhinus sealei Blackspot shark Indo-West Pacific 100 TL
1868 Carcharhinus signatus Night shark Western Atlantic 280 TL
1839 Carcharhinus sorrah Spot-tail shark Indo-West Pacific 160 TL
1950 Carcharhinus tilstoni Australian blacktip shark Indo-West Pacific 200 TL
1852 Carcharhinus tjutjot Western Pacific 93.7 TL
1810 Carcharias taurus Sand tiger shark Circumtropical 330 TL
1878 Carcharias tricuspidatus Indian sand tiger Indian Ocean 370 TL
1758 Carcharodon carcharias Great white shark Cosmopolitan, mostly amph 594 TL
1913 Centrophorus atromarginatus Dwarf gulper shark Indo-West Pacific 87 TL
1801 Centrophorus granulosus Gulper shark Eastern Atlantic 170 TL
1915 Centrophorus harrissoni Dumb gulper shark Eastern Indian Ocean 111.4 TL
1981 Centrophorus isodon Blackfin gulper shark Northwest Pacific 108
2017 Centrophorus lesliei African gulper shark Western Indian Ocean, Moz 99 TL
2017 Centrophorus longipinnis Longfin gulper shark Western Pacific 93 TL
1864 Centrophorus lusitanicus Lowfin gulper shark Eastern Atlantic 160 TL
1860 Centrophorus moluccensis Smallfin gulper shark Western Indian Ocean 100 TL
2003 Centrophorus seychellorum Western Indian Ocean 79.7 TL
1788 Centrophorus squamosus Leafscale gulper shark North-western Atlantic, n 164 TL
1906 Centrophorus tessellatus Mosaic gulper shark Northwest Pacific 89 TL
1810 Centrophorus uyato Little gulper shark Western Central Atlantic 110 TL
2008 Centrophorus westraliensis Western gulper shark Eastern Indian Ocean 90.9 TL



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