WoRMS banner

WoRMS RSS feed RSS
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorpedo (Torpedo) marmorata Risso, 1810 
AphiaID: 105930

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBatoidea (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTorpediniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorpedinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorpedo (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorpedo (Torpedo) (Subgenus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorpedo marmorata Risso, 1810
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorpedo (Torpedo)
Sources  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, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Basque Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorikaraio arrunt  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvaca tremolosaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvaca comuna  [details]
Czech Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorparejnok elektrický  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgemarmerde sidderrog  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarbled electric rayUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarbeled electric ray  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortorpille marbreé  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarmorzitterrochen  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortorpedine marezzata  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΜαρμαρομουδιάστρα  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordrętwa pstra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortremolina mármolUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortorpedo  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarmorerad darrocka  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Coast of England [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found on soft as well as stony bottoms. Avoids temperatures above 20°C (Ref. 10011). Females outlive males; viviparous, neonates measuring 10-14 cm at birth (Ref. 10426). Electrocytes start developing when the embryo wieghs about 1 g; electric organs functional before birth and newborns can use their electric organ discharge (EOD) in capturing prey (Ref. 10428).Can produce electric discharges of up to 200 volts; EOD frequency up to 600 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105930
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2013-02-01 12:06:41Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Torpedo (Torpedo) marmorata Risso, 1810. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105930 on 2014-09-23
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License