Sharks, skates, and rays form a group of fishes also known as the elasmobranchs. There are about 800 species of this group, over half of which are skates and rays. The remainder of the group are sharks.
Sharks, Skates & Rays features over 60 species of sharks, skates, and rays that are found in the waters of the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. Each species is described in detail in terms of identification, habitat, diet, and reproduction. Apart from the descriptions, the taxonomic names (Latin) and the names in Spanish and French are listed, as well as any other used names in English, Spanish (ES) and French (FR). For each fish there are high-resolution pictures included in the app.
To explain the terms used throughout the app the app features an extensive glossary of ichthyological terms as well as diagrams (zoomable on the iPhone) explaining the external anatomy of sharks and rays.
Sharks, Skates & Rays runs fully as a standalone app that contains all information mentioned above, no internet connection is required. If updates of the data are available, these updates can be downloaded for free without the need of installing a new app version.