APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Seafish - Sharks, Skates and Rays (Class Elasmobranchii)
Sharks

Carcharhiniformes - Ground sharks

Requiem sharks (Family Carcharhinidae)

Prionace
Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Blue shark

Catsharks (Family Scyliorhinidae)

Scyliorhinus
Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Small-spotted catshark or Lesser-spotted dogfish

Scyliorhinus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Nurse hound, Bull huss or Greater-spotted dogfish

Hound sharks (Family Triakidae)

Mustelus
Mustelus asterias Cloquet, 1819 - Starry Smoothhound

(Family Triakidae) > (Subfamily Galeorhininae)

Galeorhinus
Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Tope

Lamniformes - Mackerel sharks

Basking sharks (Family Cetorhinidae)

Cetorhinus
Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765) - Basking shark

Squaliformes - Dogfish sharks

Spiny sharks (Family Squalidae)

Squalus
Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758
- Spurdog or Spiny dogfish

Skates and Rays

Myliobatiformes - Stingrays

Stingrays (Family Dasyatidae)

Dasyatis
Dasyatis pastinaca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common stingray

Rajiformes - Skates and Rays

Skates and Rays (Family Rajidae)

Leucoraja
Leucoraja fullonica (Linnaeus, 1758) - Shagreen Ray
Leucoraja naevus (Müller & Henle, 1841) - Cuckoo ray

Raja
Raja brachyura Lafont, 1871 - Blonde ray
Raja clavata Linnaeus, 1758 - Thornback ray or Roker
Raja microocellata Montagu, 1818 - Small-eyed ray
Raja montagui Fowler, 1910 - Spotted ray

Also see -
Seafish - Boney fish
Rockpool and Shallow water fish

Seafish Boney Fish Shark Skate and Ray Images UK Actinopterygii and Elasmobranchii