REGIONAL SPECIES GUIDE

Click on a group of animals to find information on various marine species found in the Arabian Peninsula

WHALES & DOLPHINS

Cetacea

THE DUGONG

Sirenia

MARINE REPTILES

Reptilia

SHARKS & RAYS

Elasmobranchii

This guide is designed to be used as an aid to the identification of marine species occurring within the Arabian Peninsula by public observers. However, the contents are by no means comprehensive, with species inclusion based on their likelihood of occurrence and conservation status.

 

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