More than 60 species of shark, most of which are found offshore in waters of 200-1000+ m depth, and around 20 species of rays, can be found in waters off the south-west coast*.

Note: There is still limited knowledge on Sharks in the South West NRM region

Disclaimer: West Coast region is larger than the South West Zone


* Last P and Stevens J. D. (2009) Sharks and rays of Australia (2nd edition), CSIRO Publishing