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

Photo by Photo by Jones, I.
 
Acroteriobatus annulatus
[Lesser sandshark]



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

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Acroteriobatus blochii
[Bluntnose guitarfish]



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

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



South-West Indian Ocean
Max. Length 81 cm TL
Acroteriobatus ocellatus (Norman, 1926)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Acroteriobatus ocellatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Acroteriobatus omanensis
[Omn guitarfish]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Vishnuraj, RS
 
Acroteriobatus variegatus
[Stripenose guitarfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Acroteriobatus zanzibarensis
[Zanzibar guitarfish]



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

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



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

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



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 230 cm WD
Aetobatus laticeps Gill, 1865

Photo by Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Aetobatus laticeps
[Pacific eagle ray]



Western Atlantic and prob
Max. Length 330 cm WD
Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, 1790)

Photo by Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Aetobatus narinari
[Whitespotted eagle ray]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm WD
Aetobatus narutobiei White, Furumitsu & Yamaguchi, 2013

Photo by Photo by White et al.
 
Aetobatus narutobiei
[Naru eagle ray]



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

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Aetobatus ocellatus
[Ocellated eagle ray]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Aetomylaeus asperrimus
[Rough eagle ray]



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

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Aetomylaeus bovinus
[Bull ray]
No picture found

Max. Length 59.2 cm WD

 
Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus
[Blue-banded eagle ray]



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

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



Indo-West Pacific

Aetomylaeus milvus (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Aetomylaeus milvus
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Aetomylaeus vespertilio
[Ornate eagle ray]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Alopias vulpinus
[Thresher]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Amblyraja badia
[Broad skate]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 69 cm TL
Amblyraja doellojuradoi (Pozzi, 1935)

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



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Amblyraja frerichsi (Krefft, 1968)

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



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 115 cm TL
Amblyraja georgiana (Norman, 1938)

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



Arctic
Max. Length 112 cm TL
Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett, 1879)

Photo by Photo by DESCNA
 
Amblyraja hyperborea
[Arctic skate]



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

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



North Atlantic and adjace
Max. Length 105 cm TL
Amblyraja radiata (Donovan, 1808)

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

Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Amblyraja reversa
[Reversed skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 77 cm TL

 
Amblyraja robertsi
[Bigmouth skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 90 cm TL

 
Amblyraja taaf
[Whiteleg skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 44 cm TL

 
Anacanthobatis donghaiensis
[East China leg skate]



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

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


 
Anacanthobatis nanhaiensis
[South China leg skate]



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

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Anoxypristis cuspidata
[Pointed sawfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 59.6 cm TL

 
Apristurus albisoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 85.5 cm TL

 
Apristurus ampliceps
[]
No picture found


 
Apristurus aphyodes
[]



Indian and Pacific coasts
Max. Length 61.6 cm TL
Apristurus australis Sato, Nakaya & Yorozu, 2008

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Apristurus australis
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Van Orden, W.
 
Apristurus brunneus
[Brown catshark]
No picture found

Max. Length 67.5 cm TL

 
Apristurus bucephalus
[Bighead catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus canutus
[Hoary catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by Duffy, C.
 
Apristurus exsanguis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 68.3 cm TL

 
Apristurus fedorovi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 73.5 cm

 
Apristurus garricki
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus herklotsi
[Longfin catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus indicus
[Smallbelly catshark]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus investigatoris
[Broadnose catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus japonicus
[Japanese catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus kampae
[Longnose catshark]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus longicephalus
[Longhead catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus macrorhynchus
[Flathead catshark]
No picture found

Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Apristurus macrostomus
[Broadmouth cat shark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus manis
[Ghost catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Apristurus melanoasper
[Black roughscale catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus microps
[Smalleye catshark]
No picture found

Max. Length 37.2 cm TL

 
Apristurus micropterygeus
[Smalldorsal cat shark]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Apristurus parvipinnis
[Smallfin catshark]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus platyrhynchus
[Borneo catshark]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus saldanha
[Saldanha catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus sibogae
[Pale catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus sinensis
[South China catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus spongiceps
[Spongehead catshark]



Eastern Central Pacific

Apristurus stenseni (Springer, 1979)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Apristurus stenseni
[Panama ghost catshark]
No picture found

Max. Length 43.7 cm TL

 
Apristurus yangi
[Yang’s longnose catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by Murch, A.
 
Aptychotrema rostrata
[Eastern shovelnose ray]
No picture found

Max. Length 58.2 cm TL

 
Aptychotrema timorensis
[Spotted shovelnose ray]
No picture found

Max. Length 84 cm TL

 
Aptychotrema vincentiana
[Western shovelnose ray]
No picture found

Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Arhynchobatis asperrimus
[Longtail skate]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Asymbolus analis
[Grey spotted catshark]
No picture found

Max. Length 44.2 cm TL

 
Asymbolus funebris
[]



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

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Asymbolus galacticus
[Starry catshark]
No picture found

Max. Length 60.1 cm TL

 
Asymbolus occiduus
[Western spotted catshark]
No picture found

Max. Length 46.7 cm TL

 
Asymbolus pallidus
[Pale spotted catshark]
No picture found

Max. Length 35.7 cm TL

 
Asymbolus parvus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Kyne, P.M.
 
Asymbolus rubiginosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 43.8 cm TL

 
Asymbolus submaculatus
[Variegated catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Asymbolus vincenti
[Gulf catshark]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 47.4 cm TL
Atelomycterus baliensis White, Last & Dharmadi, 2005

Photo by Photo by Last, P.
 
Atelomycterus baliensis
[Bali catshark]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 50.8 cm TL
Atelomycterus erdmanni Fahmi & White, 2015

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Atelomycterus erdmanni
[Spotted-belly catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Atelomycterus fasciatus
[Banded catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Atelomycterus macleayi
[Marbled catshark]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Aulohalaelurus kanakorum
[Kanakorum catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Aulohalaelurus labiosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 157 cm TL

 
Bathyraja abyssicola
[Deep-sea skate]
No picture found


 
Bathyraja aguja
[Aguja skate]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja aleutica
[Aleutian skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 75.6 cm WD

 
Bathyraja andriashevi
[Little-eyed skate]
No picture found


 
Bathyraja bergi
[Bottom skate]



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

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



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

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



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

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


 
Bathyraja diplotaenia
[Dusky-pink skate]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja eatonii
[Eaton's skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 73.3 cm TL

 
Bathyraja fedorovi
[Cinnamon skate]



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

Photo by Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Bathyraja griseocauda
[Graytail skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 342 cm TL

 
Bathyraja hesperafricana
[West African skate]



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

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



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

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

Max. Length 123 cm TL

 
Bathyraja ishiharai
[Abyssal skate]



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

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



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

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



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

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


 
Bathyraja longicauda
[Slimtail skate]



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

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



Southwest Atlantic

Bathyraja macloviana (Norman, 1937)

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



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

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



Southeast Pacific

Bathyraja magellanica (Philippi, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Bathyraja magellanica
[Magellan skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 76 cm TL

 
Bathyraja mariposa
[Butterfly skate]



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

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



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

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



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

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



Southeast Pacific and Sou

Bathyraja multispinis (Norman, 1937)

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja murrayi
[Murray's skate]



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

Photo by Photo by Ishihara, H.
 
Bathyraja notoroensis
[Notoro skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 122.4 cm TL

 
Bathyraja pacifica
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja pallida
[Pale ray]
No picture found

Max. Length 111 cm TL

 
Bathyraja panthera
[Leopard skate]
No picture found


 
Bathyraja papilionifera
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 135 cm TL
Bathyraja parmifera (Bean, 1881)

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



Southeast Pacific

Bathyraja peruana McEachran & Miyake, 1984

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



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

Photo by Photo by Ishihara, H.
 
Bathyraja pseudoisotrachys
[]



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

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



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

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



Southeast Pacific and Sou

Bathyraja schroederi (Krefft, 1968)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Bathyraja schroederi
[Whitemouth skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 140 cm TL

 
Bathyraja shuntovi
[Longnose deep-sea skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 101 cm TL

 
Bathyraja simoterus
[Hokkaido skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 101.5 cm TL

 
Bathyraja smirnovi
[Golden skate]



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

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



North Atlantic and adjace
Max. Length 170 cm TL
Bathyraja spinicauda (Jensen, 1914)

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja spinosissima
[Spiny skate]



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

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


 
Bathyraja trachouros
[Eremo skate]



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

Photo by Photo by Van Orden, W.
 
Bathyraja trachura
[Roughtail skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 100 cm TL

 
Bathyraja tunae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 69 cm TL

 
Bathyraja tzinovskii
[Creamback skate]



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

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



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

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



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

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



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 260 cm WD
Bathytoshia lata (Garman, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Krajangdara, T. & V. Sodop
 
Bathytoshia lata
[Brown stingray]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Benthobatis marcida
[Blind torpedo]



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

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Benthobatis moresbyi
[Dark blind ray]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.5 cm TL

 
Benthobatis yangi
[Taiwanese blind electric ray]



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

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



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Beringraja cortezensis (McEachran & Miyake, 1988)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Beringraja cortezensis
[Cortez skate]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Beringraja inornata (Jordan & Gilbert, 1881)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Beringraja inornata
[California skate]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 115 cm TL
Beringraja pulchra (Liu, 1932)

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



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 180 cm TL
Beringraja rhina (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.
 
Beringraja rhina
[Longnose skate]



Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Beringraja stellulata (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Murch, A.
 
Beringraja stellulata
[Starry skate]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Breviraja claramaculata
[Brightspot skate]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Breviraja colesi Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Breviraja colesi
[Lightnose skate]



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

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



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Breviraja mouldi McEachran & Matheson, 1995

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Breviraja mouldi
[Blacknose skate]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Breviraja nigriventralis
[Blackbelly skate]



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

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Breviraja spinosa
[Spinose skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 24 cm WD

 
Brevitrygon heterura
[Dwarf whipray]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Brevitrygon imbricata
[Bengal whipray]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23.4 cm WD
Brevitrygon javaensis (Last & White, 2013)

Photo by Photo by Last P.R. & W.T. White
 
Brevitrygon javaensis
[Javan whipray]



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

Photo by Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Brevitrygon walga
[Scaly whipray]
No picture found

Max. Length 43.6 cm TL

 
Brochiraja aenigma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 64.6 cm TL

 
Brochiraja albilabiata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 51 cm TL

 
Brochiraja asperula
[Smooth deep-sea skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 36.4 cm WD

 
Brochiraja heuresa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 50.9 cm

 
Brochiraja leviveneta
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 32.5 cm TL

 
Brochiraja microspinifera
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 80 cm TL

 
Brochiraja spinifera
[Prickly deep-sea skate]
No picture found

Max. Length 71.9 cm WD

 
Brochiraja vittacauda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Bythaelurus alcockii
[Arabian catshark]



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

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



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

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


 
Bythaelurus clevai
[Broadhead cat shark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bythaelurus dawsoni
[New Zealand catshark]
No picture found

Max. Length 45.3 cm TL

 
Bythaelurus giddingsi
[Galápagos catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bythaelurus hispidus
[Bristly catshark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bythaelurus immaculatus
[Spotless catshark]
No picture found

Max. Length 45.4 cm TL

 
Bythaelurus incanus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bythaelurus lutarius
[Mud catshark]



Southwestern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 54.8 cm TL
Bythaelurus naylori Ebert & Clerkin, 2015

Photo by Photo by Ebert, D.A.
 
Bythaelurus naylori
[Dusky snout catshark]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by McAuley, R.
 
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides
[Graceful shark]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos
[Blacktail reef shark]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Carcharhinus borneensis
[Borneo shark]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by McAuley, R.
 
Carcharhinus cautus
[Nervous shark]
No picture found

Max. Length 140 cm TL

 
Carcharhinus cerdale
[Pacific smalltail shark]
No picture found

Max. Length 88 cm TL

 
Carcharhinus coatesi
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 121 cm TL
Carcharhinus dussumieri (Müller & Henle, 1839)

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Carcharhinus fitzroyensis
[Creek whaler]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Christie, B.L.
 
Carcharhinus isodon
[Finetooth shark]
No picture found

Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Carcharhinus leiodon
[Smooth tooth blacktip shark]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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


 
Carcharhinus macrops
[]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Carcharhinus sealei
[Blackspot shark]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by McAuley, R.
 
Carcharhinus tilstoni
[Australian blacktip shark]
No picture found

Max. Length 93.7 cm TL

 
Carcharhinus tjutjot
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Carcharias tricuspidatus
[Indian sand tiger]



Cosmopolitan, mostly amph
Max. Length 640 cm TL
Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Centrophorus atromarginatus
[Dwarf gulper shark]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Centrophorus harrissoni
[Dumb gulper shark]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Centrophorus isodon
[Blackfin gulper shark]
No picture found

Max. Length 99 cm TL

 
Centrophorus lesliei
[African gulper shark]
No picture found

Max. Length 93 cm TL

 
Centrophorus longipinnis
[Longfin gulper shark]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Centrophorus moluccensis
[Smallfin gulper shark]



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

Photo by Photo by Baranes, A.
 
Centrophorus seychellorum
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Centrophorus tessellatus
[Mosaic gulper shark]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acroteriobatus annulatus Lesser sandshark Southeast Atlantic 140 TL 1841
Acroteriobatus blochii Bluntnose guitarfish Southeast Atlantic 100 TL 1841
Acroteriobatus leucospilus Grayspottted guitarfish Western Indian Ocean 120 TL 1926
Acroteriobatus ocellatus South-West Indian Ocean 81 TL 1926
Acroteriobatus omanensis Omn guitarfish Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 2016
Acroteriobatus salalah Salalah guitarfish Western Indian Ocean 78 TL 1995
Acroteriobatus variegatus Stripenose guitarfish Indian Ocean 75 TL 1973
Acroteriobatus zanzibarensis Zanzibar guitarfish Western Indian Ocean 75 TL 1926
Aculeola nigra Hooktooth dogfish Southeast Pacific 60 TL 1959
Aetobatus flagellum Longheaded eagle ray Indo-West 72 WD 1801
Aetobatus laticeps Pacific eagle ray Eastern Pacific 230 WD 1865
Aetobatus narinari Whitespotted eagle ray Western Atlantic and prob 330 WD 1790
Aetobatus narutobiei Naru eagle ray Northwest Pacific 150 WD 2013
Aetobatus ocellatus Ocellated eagle ray Indo-West and Central Pac 152.8 TL 1823
Aetomylaeus asperrimus Rough eagle ray Eastern Pacific 79 WD 1898
Aetomylaeus bovinus Bull ray Eastern Atlantic 222 WD 1817
Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus Blue-banded eagle ray Western Pacific 59.2 WD 2015
Aetomylaeus maculatus Mottled eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 200 WD 1834
Aetomylaeus milvus Indo-West Pacific 1841
Aetomylaeus nichofii Banded eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 65 WD 1801
Aetomylaeus vespertilio Ornate eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 240 WD 1852
Alopias pelagicus Pelagic thresher Circumglobal. Indo-Pacif 428 TL 1935
Alopias superciliosus Bigeye thresher Circumglobal; tropical an 488.0 TL 1841
Alopias vulpinus Thresher Cosmopolitan in temperate 573.3 TL 1788
Amblyraja badia Broad skate Eastern Pacific 100 TL 1899
Amblyraja doellojuradoi Southern thorny skate Southeast Pacific 69 TL 1935
Amblyraja frerichsi Thickbody skate Southwest Atlantic 91 TL 1968
Amblyraja georgiana Antarctic starry skate Southeast Pacific 115 TL 1938
Amblyraja hyperborea Arctic skate Arctic 112 TL 1879
Amblyraja jenseni Shorttail skate Western Atlantic 85 TL 1950
Amblyraja radiata Starry ray North Atlantic and adjace 105 TL 1808
Amblyraja reversa Reversed skate Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1906
Amblyraja robertsi Bigmouth skate Southeast Atlantic 77 TL 1970
Amblyraja taaf Whiteleg skate Indian Ocean 90 TL 1987
Anacanthobatis donghaiensis East China leg skate Western Pacific 44 TL 1983
Anacanthobatis marmorata Spotted legskate Western Indian Ocean 29 TL 1923
Anacanthobatis nanhaiensis South China leg skate Western Pacific 1981
Anoxypristis cuspidata Pointed sawfish Indo-West Pacific 470 TL 1794
Apristurus albisoma Western Pacific 59.6 TL 1999
Apristurus ampliceps Southwest Pacific 85.5 TL 2008
Apristurus aphyodes Northeast Atlantic. 1998
Apristurus australis Indian and Pacific coasts 61.6 TL 2008
Apristurus breviventralis Shortbelly catshark Western Indian Ocean 48.5 TL 2014
Apristurus brunneus Brown catshark Eastern Pacific 69 TL 1892
Apristurus bucephalus Bighead catshark Eastern Indian Ocean 67.5 TL 2008
Apristurus canutus Hoary catshark Western Central Atlantic 45 TL 1979
Apristurus exsanguis Southwest Pacific 90.8 TL 1999
Apristurus fedorovi Northwest Pacific 68.3 TL 1983
Apristurus garricki Pacific Ocean 73.5 2013
Apristurus gibbosus Humpback cat shark Northwest Pacific 410 TL 1985
Apristurus herklotsi Longfin catshark Western Pacific 48.5 TL 1934
Apristurus indicus Smallbelly catshark Western Indian Ocean 34 TL 1906
Apristurus internatus Northwest Pacific 41.9 TL 1988
Apristurus investigatoris Broadnose catshark Eastern Indian Ocean 26 TL 1962
Apristurus japonicus Japanese catshark Northwest Pacific 71 TL 1975
Apristurus kampae Longnose catshark Eastern Central Pacific 58.4 TL 1972
Apristurus laurussonii Iceland catshark Western Atlantic 76 TL 1922
Apristurus longicephalus Longhead catshark Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1975
Apristurus macrorhynchus Flathead catshark Northwest Pacific 66 TL 1909
Apristurus macrostomus Broadmouth cat shark Northwest Pacific 38 TL 1985
Apristurus manis Ghost catshark Northwest Atlantic 85 TL 1979
Apristurus melanoasper Black roughscale catshark North Atlantic 76.1 TL 2004
Apristurus microps Smalleye catshark Southeast Atlantic 61 TL 1922
Apristurus micropterygeus Smalldorsal cat shark Northwest Pacific 37.2 TL 1986
Apristurus nakayai Milk-eye catshark Pacific Ocean 67.6 TL 2013
Apristurus nasutus Largenose catshark Eastern Pacific 70 TL 1959
Apristurus parvipinnis Smallfin catshark Western Atlantic 52 TL 1979
Apristurus pinguis Northwest Pacific 83.5 TL 1983
Apristurus platyrhynchus Borneo catshark Western Pacific 80 TL 1909
Apristurus profundorum Deep-water catshark Western Atlantic 54.2 TL 1896
Apristurus riveri Broadgill catshark Western Central Atlantic 46 TL 1944
Apristurus saldanha Saldanha catshark Southeast Atlantic 88 TL 1925
Apristurus sibogae Pale catshark Western Central Pacific 21 TL 1913
Apristurus sinensis South China catshark Northwest Pacific 42 TL 1981
Apristurus spongiceps Spongehead catshark Pacific Ocean 50 TL 1905
Apristurus stenseni Panama ghost catshark Eastern Central Pacific 1979
Apristurus yangi Yang’s longnose catshark Western Central Pacific 43.7 TL 2017
Aptychotrema rostrata Eastern shovelnose ray Western Pacific 120 TL 1794
Aptychotrema timorensis Spotted shovelnose ray Western Pacific 58.2 TL 2004
Aptychotrema vincentiana Western shovelnose ray Eastern Indian Ocean 84 TL 1885
Arhynchobatis asperrimus Longtail skate Southwest Pacific 75 TL 1909
Asymbolus analis Grey spotted catshark Indo-West Pacific 90 TL 1885
Asymbolus funebris Eastern Indian Ocean 44.2 TL 1999
Asymbolus galacticus Starry catshark Western Pacific 47.7 TL 2008
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 1999
Asymbolus vincenti Gulf catshark Eastern Indian Ocean 61 TL 1908
Atelomycterus baliensis Bali catshark Western Pacific 47.4 TL 2005
Atelomycterus erdmanni Spotted-belly catshark Western Pacific 50.8 TL 2015
Atelomycterus fasciatus Banded catshark Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1993
Atelomycterus macleayi Marbled catshark Eastern Indian Ocean 60 TL 1939
Atelomycterus marmoratus Coral catshark Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1830
Atelomycterus marnkalha Eastern banded catshark Western Pacific 48.4 TL 2007
Atlantoraja castelnaui Spotback skate Southwest Atlantic 132 TL 1907
Atlantoraja cyclophora Eyespot skate Western Atlantic 78.9 TL 1903
Atlantoraja platana La Plata skate Southeast Atlantic 81.6 TL 1880
Aulohalaelurus kanakorum Kanakorum catshark Western Central Pacific 79 TL 1990
Aulohalaelurus labiosus Eastern Indian Ocean 67 TL 1905
Bathyraja abyssicola Deep-sea skate North Pacific 157 TL 1896
Bathyraja aguja Aguja skate Southeast Pacific 1912
Bathyraja albomaculata White-dotted skate Southeast Pacific 14.4 TL 1937
Bathyraja aleutica Aleutian skate North Pacific 161 TL 1896
Bathyraja andriashevi Little-eyed skate Western Pacific 75.6 WD 1983
Bathyraja bergi Bottom skate Northwest Pacific 1983
Bathyraja brachyurops Broadnose skate Southeast Pacific and Sou 64.2 TL 1910
Bathyraja caeluronigricans Purple-black skate Northwest Pacific 74.4 WD 1977
Bathyraja cousseauae Joined-fins skate Southwestern Atlantic 86 TL 2004
Bathyraja diplotaenia Dusky-pink skate Northwest Pacific 1952
Bathyraja eatonii Eaton's skate Southern Ocean 100 TL 1876
Bathyraja fedorovi Cinnamon skate Northwest Pacific 73.3 TL 1983
Bathyraja griseocauda Graytail skate Southeast Pacific and Sou 49 TL 1937
Bathyraja hesperafricana West African skate Eastern Central Atlantic 342 TL 1995
Bathyraja interrupta Sandpaper skate North Pacific 86 TL 1897
Bathyraja irrasa Kerguelen sandpaper skate Southern Ocean 120 TL 1980
Bathyraja ishiharai Abyssal skate Eastern Indian Ocean 123 TL 2005
Bathyraja isotrachys Raspback skate Northwest Pacific 76.2 TL 1877
Bathyraja leucomelanos Domino skate Southwest Pacific 88.8 TL 2012
Bathyraja lindbergi Commander skate North Pacific 60.7 WD 1977
Bathyraja longicauda Slimtail skate Southeast Pacific 1959
Bathyraja maccaini McCain's skate Southern Ocean 120 TL 1971
Bathyraja macloviana Patagonian skate Southwest Atlantic 1937
Bathyraja maculata White-blotched skate Northwest Pacific 115 TL 1977
Bathyraja magellanica Magellan skate Southeast Pacific 1902
Bathyraja mariposa Butterfly skate Northeast Pacific 76 TL 2004
Bathyraja matsubarai Dusky-purple skate Northwest Pacific 126 TL 1952
Bathyraja meridionalis Dark-belly skate Southwest Atlantic 120 TL 1987
Bathyraja minispinosa Whitebrow skate North Pacific 82.5 TL 1977
Bathyraja multispinis Multispine skate Southeast Pacific and Sou 1937
Bathyraja murrayi Murray's skate Southern Ocean 60 TL 1880
Bathyraja notoroensis Notoro skate Northwest Pacific 59 WD 1977
Bathyraja pacifica Southwest Pacific 122.4 TL 2016
Bathyraja pallida Pale ray Northeast Atlantic 160 TL 1967
Bathyraja panthera Leopard skate Pacific Ocean 111 TL 2011
Bathyraja papilionifera Southwest Atlantic 1985
Bathyraja parmifera Alaska skate North Pacific 135 TL 1881
Bathyraja peruana Peruvian skate Southeast Pacific 1984
Bathyraja pseudoisotrachys Northwest Pacific 100 TL 1985
Bathyraja richardsoni Richardson's ray Northeast Atlantic 175 TL 1961
Bathyraja scaphiops Cuphead skate Southwest Atlantic 111 TL 1937
Bathyraja schroederi Whitemouth skate Southeast Pacific and Sou 1968
Bathyraja shuntovi Longnose deep-sea skate Southwest Pacific 140 TL 1985
Bathyraja simoterus Hokkaido skate Northwest Pacific 101 TL 1967
Bathyraja smirnovi Golden skate North Pacific 101.5 TL 1915
Bathyraja smithii African softnose skate Southeast Atlantic 120 TL 1841
Bathyraja spinicauda Spinytail skate North Atlantic and adjace 170 TL 1914
Bathyraja spinosissima Spiny skate Pacific 150 TL 1941
Bathyraja taranetzi Mud skate Northwest Pacific 70 TL 1983
Bathyraja trachouros Eremo skate Northwest Pacific 1958
Bathyraja trachura Roughtail skate North Pacific 91 TL 1892
Bathyraja tunae Western Indian Ocean. 100 TL 2005
Bathyraja tzinovskii Creamback skate Western Pacific. 69 TL 1983
Bathyraja violacea Okhotsk skate Northwest Pacific 102 TL 1935
Bathytoshia brevicaudata Short-tail stingray Indo-West Pacific 430 TL 1875
Bathytoshia centroura Roughtail stingray Western Atlantic 300 TL 1815
Bathytoshia lata Brown stingray Eastern Atlantic 260 WD 1880
Benthobatis kreffti Southwest Atlantic 30 TL 2001
Benthobatis marcida Blind torpedo Western Central Atlantic. 50 WD 1909
Benthobatis moresbyi Dark blind ray Indian Ocean 39.2 TL 1898
Benthobatis yangi Taiwanese blind electric ray Northwest Pacific 21.5 TL 2003
Beringraja binoculata Big skate North Pacific 244 TL 1855
Beringraja cortezensis Cortez skate Eastern Central Pacific 39 TL 1988
Beringraja inornata California skate Eastern Pacific 76 TL 1881
Beringraja pulchra Mottled skate Northwest Pacific 115 TL 1932
Beringraja rhina Longnose skate Eastern Pacific 180 TL 1880
Beringraja stellulata Starry skate Northeast Pacific 76 TL 1880
Brachaelurus colcloughi Colclough's shark Southwest Pacific 76 TL 1908
Brachaelurus waddi Blind shark Southwest Pacific 122 TL 1801
Breviraja claramaculata Brightspot skate Western Central Atlantic 29.4 TL 1985
Breviraja colesi Lightnose skate Western Central Atlantic 40 TL 1948
Breviraja marklei Nova Scotia skate Northwest Atlantic 45.1 TL 1987
Breviraja mouldi Blacknose skate Western Central Atlantic 41 TL 1995
Breviraja nigriventralis Blackbelly skate Western Central Atlantic 40 TL 1985
Breviraja spinosa Spinose skate Western Central Atlantic 23.6 WD 1950
Brevitrygon heterura Dwarf whipray Indo-Malay Archipelago 24 WD 1852
Brevitrygon imbricata Bengal whipray Indo-West Pacific 25 WD 1801
Brevitrygon javaensis Javan whipray Eastern Indian Ocean 23.4 WD 2013
Brevitrygon walga Scaly whipray Northern Indian Ocean 45 WD 1841
Brochiraja aenigma Western Pacific 43.6 TL 2006
Brochiraja albilabiata Southwest Pacific 64.6 TL 2006
Brochiraja asperula Smooth deep-sea skate Southwest Pacific 51 TL 1974
Brochiraja heuresa Tasman Sea 36.4 WD 2012
Brochiraja leviveneta Southwest Pacific 50.9 2006
Brochiraja microspinifera Southwest Pacific 32.5 TL 2006
Brochiraja spinifera Prickly deep-sea skate Southwest Pacific 80 TL 1974
Brochiraja vittacauda Tasman Sea 71.9 WD 2012
Bythaelurus alcockii Arabian catshark Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1913
Bythaelurus bachi Bach’s catshark Western Indian Ocean 44.5 TL 2016
Bythaelurus canescens Dusky catshark Southeast Pacific 70 TL 1878
Bythaelurus clevai Broadhead cat shark Western Indian Ocean 1987
Bythaelurus dawsoni New Zealand catshark Southwest Pacific 45 TL 1971
Bythaelurus giddingsi Galápagos catshark Pacific Ocean 45.3 TL 2012
Bythaelurus hispidus Bristly catshark Indian Ocean 29 TL 1891
Bythaelurus immaculatus Spotless catshark Northwest Pacific 76 TL 1982
Bythaelurus incanus Eastern Indian Ocean 45.4 TL 2008
Bythaelurus lutarius Mud catshark Western Indian Ocean 39 TL 1972
Bythaelurus naylori Dusky snout catshark Southwestern Indian Ocean 54.8 TL 2015
Bythaelurus tenuicephalus Narrowhead catshark Western Indian Ocean 300 TL 2016
Bythaelurus vivaldii Vivaldi’s catshark Western Indian Ocean 32.5 TL 2017
Carcharhinus acronotus Blacknose shark Western Atlantic 200 TL 1860
Carcharhinus albimarginatus Silvertip shark Indo-Pacific 300 TL 1837
Carcharhinus altimus Bignose shark Circumglobal, with patchy 300 TL 1950
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides Graceful shark Indo-Pacific 167 TL 1934
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos Blacktail reef shark Indo-West Pacific to Cent 255 TL 1856
Carcharhinus amboinensis Pigeye shark Eastern Atlantic 280 TL 1839
Carcharhinus borneensis Borneo shark Western Pacific 70 TL 1858
Carcharhinus brachyurus Copper shark Western Atlantic 325 TL 1870
Carcharhinus brevipinna Spinner shark Atlantic, Mediterranean a 300 TL 1839
Carcharhinus cautus Nervous shark Western Pacific 150 TL 1945
Carcharhinus cerdale Pacific smalltail shark Eastern Pacific Ocean 140 TL 1898
Carcharhinus coatesi East Indian to Western Pa 88 TL 1939
Carcharhinus dussumieri Whitecheek shark Indian Ocean 121 TL 1839
Carcharhinus falciformis Silky shark Circumtropical. Western 350 TL 1839
Carcharhinus fitzroyensis Creek whaler Western Pacific 135 TL 1943
Carcharhinus galapagensis Galapagos shark Circumtropical with a pre 370 TL 1905
Carcharhinus hemiodon Pondicherry shark Indo-West Pacific 200 TL 1839
Carcharhinus humani Human’s whaler shark Western Indian Ocean 84.4 TL 2014
Carcharhinus isodon Finetooth shark Western Atlantic 190 TL 1839
Carcharhinus leiodon Smooth tooth blacktip shark Western Indian Ocean 75 TL 1985
Carcharhinus leucas Bull shark Cosmopolitan in tropical 400 TL 1839
Carcharhinus limbatus Blacktip shark Cosmopolitan. Western At 275 TL 1839
Carcharhinus longimanus Oceanic whitetip shark Circumglobal (tropical to 400 TL 1861
Carcharhinus macloti Hardnose shark Indo-West Pacific 110 TL 1839
Carcharhinus macrops Northwest Pacific 1983
Carcharhinus melanopterus Blacktip reef shark Indo-Pacific 200 TL 1824
Carcharhinus obscurus Dusky shark Western Atlantic 420 TL 1818
Carcharhinus perezi Caribbean reef shark Western Atlantic 300 TL 1876
Carcharhinus plumbeus Sandbar shark Western Atlantic 250 TL 1827
Carcharhinus porosus Smalltail shark Western Atlantic 150 TL 1839
Carcharhinus sealei Blackspot shark Indo-West Pacific 100 TL 1913
Carcharhinus signatus Night shark Western Atlantic 280 TL 1868
Carcharhinus sorrah Spot-tail shark Indo-West Pacific 160 TL 1839
Carcharhinus tilstoni Australian blacktip shark Indo-West Pacific 200 TL 1950
Carcharhinus tjutjot Western Pacific 93.7 TL 1852
Carcharias taurus Sand tiger shark Circumtropical 330 TL 1810
Carcharias tricuspidatus Indian sand tiger Indian Ocean 370 TL 1878
Carcharodon carcharias Great white shark Cosmopolitan, mostly amph 640 TL 1758
Centrophorus atromarginatus Dwarf gulper shark Indo-West Pacific 87 TL 1913
Centrophorus granulosus Gulper shark Eastern Atlantic 170 TL 1801
Centrophorus harrissoni Dumb gulper shark Eastern Indian Ocean 111.4 TL 1915
Centrophorus isodon Blackfin gulper shark Northwest Pacific 108 1981
Centrophorus lesliei African gulper shark Western Indian Ocean, Moz 99 TL 2017
Centrophorus longipinnis Longfin gulper shark Western Pacific 93 TL 2017
Centrophorus lusitanicus Lowfin gulper shark Eastern Atlantic 160 TL 1864
Centrophorus moluccensis Smallfin gulper shark Indian Ocean 100 TL 1860
Centrophorus seychellorum Western Indian Ocean 79.7 TL 2003
Centrophorus squamosus Leafscale gulper shark North-western Atlantic, n 164 TL 1788
Centrophorus tessellatus Mosaic gulper shark Northwest Pacific 89 TL 1906



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