SHARK ID GUIDES & FACTSHEETS

Our ID guides provide a rapid and accurate key for identifying sharks, skates and rays in British and Irish waters, as well as 19 other species of shark recorded elsewhere in the Northeast Atlantic.

Our factsheets provide more detailed species information and includes a full reference list for further reading.


BRITISH SHARKS:

35 species of shark encountered in British and Irish waters, as well as the 19 other species recorded elsewhere in the Northeast Atlantic.


NORTHEAST ATLANTIC SHARKS:


BRITISH SKATES & RAYS:

21 species of skate and ray encountered in British and Irish waters.


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