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Tetronarce macneilli  (Whitley, 1932)

Shorttail torpedo
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Australia country information

Common names: Electric ray, Longtail torpedo, Longtail torpedo ray
Occurrence: endemic
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: of no interest | Ref: Compagno, L.J.V. and P.R. Last, 1999
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Ranges from Port Headland in Western Australia southward to South Australia, Tasmania and off the Swain Reefs in Queensland (Ref. 6871). Also Ref. 9917, 12951.
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Hoese, D.F., D.J. Bray, J.R. Paxton and G.R. Allen, 2006
National Database:

Classification / Names

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Torpediniformes (Electric rays) > Torpedinidae (Electric rays)
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 107 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9917)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 60 - ? cm

Environment

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 90 - 750 m (Ref. 9917)

Climate / Range

Deep-water

Distribution

Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from Port Headland to Tasmania and off the Swain Reefs in Queensland. Torpedo macneilli is similar and probably synonymous with Torpedo fairchildi from New Zealand (Ref. 12951).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

An offshore species found on continental shelves and slopes (Ref. 9917, 75154). Found near rocky reefs, over sand and mud bottoms (Ref. 12951). Feeds on fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 12951). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Capable of severely shocking people if handled (Ref. 9917).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

Other (Ref. 6871)



Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5002 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.0   ±0.65 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
High to very high vulnerability (70 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)