WoRMS taxon details

Torpedo sinuspersici Olfers, 1831

217380  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217380)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Common in shallow water in sandy areas, but occurring down to 200 m. Occasionally hooked by anglers, more often seen by...  
Description Common in shallow water in sandy areas, but occurring down to 200 m. Occasionally hooked by anglers, more often seen by divers; can deliver a strong shock. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Torpedo sinuspersici Olfers, 1831. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217380 on 2018-11-14
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. <em>BioInvasions Records.</em> 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Zenetos, A., M.E. Çinar, M.A. Pancucci-Papadopoulou, J.G. Harmelin, G. Furnari, F. Andaloro, N. Bellou, N. Streftaris & H. Zibrowius. (2005). Annotated list of marine alien species in the Mediterranean with records of the worst invasive species. Mediterranean Marine Science 6(2):63-118. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. <em>Mediterranean Marine Science.</em> 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in Syrian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Description Common in shallow water in sandy areas, but occurring down to 200 m. Occasionally hooked by anglers, more often seen by divers; can deliver a strong shock. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English marbled electric eel  [details]