Species Family Order Common name
Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810 Scyliorhinidae Carchariniformes Blackmouth catshark
Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758) Scyliorhinidae Carchariniformes Small-spotted catshark  
Scyliorhinus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758) Scyliorhinidae Carchariniformes Nursehound
Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758 Squalidae Squaliformes Piked dogfish
Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758) Etmopteridae Squaliformes Velvet belly
Dalatias licha (Bonnaterre, 1788) Dalatiidae Squaliformes Kitefin shark
Dasyatis pastinaca (Linnaeus, 1758) Dasyatidae Rajiformes Common stingray
Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Bonaparte, 1832) Dasyatidae Rajiformes Pelagic stingray
Myliobatis aquila (Linnaeus, 1758) Myliobatidae Rajiformes Common eagle ray
Dipturus oxyrinchus (Linnaeus, 1758) Rajidae Rajiformes Longnosed skate
Raja clavata Linnaeus, 1758 Rajidae Rajiformes Thornback ray
Raja miraletus Linnaeus, 1758 Rajidae Rajiformes Brown ray
Raja montagui Fowler, 1910 Rajidae Rajiformes Spotted ray
Raja polystigma Regan, 1923 Rajidae Rajiformes Speckled ray
Torpedo marmorata Risso, 1810 Torpedinidae Torpenidiformes Spotted torpedo
Torpedo torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758) Torpedinidae Torpenidiformes Common torpedo
Table 1: Elasmobranch species identified in the Southern Tyrrhenian Sea during the Medit project from 1994 to 2007.