WoRMS taxon details

Torpedinidae Henle, 1834

105718  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105718)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Torpedininae
  » Genus Tetronarce Gill, 1862
  » Genus Narcacion Gill (ex Klein), 1861 accepted as Torpedo Duméril, 1806
  » Genus Narcacion Klein, 1776 accepted as Torpedo Duméril, 1806 (synonym)
  » Genus Narcacion Bleeker (ex Klein), 1865 accepted as Torpedo Duméril, 1806 (synonym)
  » Genus Narcobatus Blainville, 1816 accepted as Torpedo Duméril, 1806
  » Genus Notastrape Whitley, 1932 accepted as Torpedo Duméril, 1806
  » Genus Tetranarce accepted as Tetronarce Gill, 1862 (misspelling)
  » Genus Tetronarcine Tanaka, 1908 accepted as Torpedo Duméril, 1806
Genus Torpedo Duméril, 1806

Subfamily Hypninae Gill, 1862 accepted as Hypnidae Gill, 1862
Genus Torpedo Houttuyn, 1764 accepted as Torpedo Duméril, 1806 (synonym)
marine
Not documented
Distribution Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Head equipped with electric organs, developed from branchial muscles. Eyes small. Well...  
Distribution Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Head equipped with electric organs, developed from branchial muscles. Eyes small. Well developed caudal fin. Dorsal fins 0-2. Skin soft and loose. Disc truncate or emarginate anteriorly; jaws extremely slender; no labial cartilages; rostrum absent or reduced. Large specimens can give a severe jolt.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Torpedinidae Henle, 1834. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105718 on 2018-11-17
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Head equipped with electric organs, developed from branchial muscles. Eyes small. Well developed caudal fin. Dorsal fins 0-2. Skin soft and loose. Disc truncate or emarginate anteriorly; jaws extremely slender; no labial cartilages; rostrum absent or reduced. Large specimens can give a severe jolt.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English electric rays  [details]
Japanese シビレエイ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål el-rokkefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk el-rokkefamilien  [details]