Offshore Species

For the survey we have developed 2 different lists depending on what you are doing:

These are because you will see different species in these very different ecosystems..

This page lists those found while Deep Sea and Offshore Fishing Species.

Grey reef sharks

 

Sharks

Common Name Latin name
Silvertip shark Carcharhinus albimarginatus
Shortfin mako Isurus oxyrinchus
Silky Shark Carcharhinus falciformis
Blue Shark Prionace glauca
Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus
Great Hammerhead shark Sphyrna mokarran
Tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier
Bronze whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus
Whale shark Rhincodon typus

 

 

Spotted eagle rays

 

Rays

Common Name Latin name
Reef Manta Ray Manta alfredi.birostris
Spotted eagle ray Aetobatus narinari
Giant reef ray Taeniura meyeni


Leatherback turtle underwater

Turtles

Common Name Latin name
Hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricata
Green turtle Chelonia mydas
Leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea
Loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta