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 by David Fenwick.

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

Sealife Survey
Record UK marine life using the the Marine Biological Association's Sealife Survey (external link)

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