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



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



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

Leatherback turtle underwater


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