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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Torpediniformes
Family: Narkidae Sleeper rays

Genus: Heteronarce

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17.6 cm NG
Heteronarce bentuviai (Baranes & Randall, 1989)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteronarce bentuviai
[Elat electric ray]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Heteronarce garmani Regan, 1921

Photo by SFSA
 
Heteronarce garmani
[Natal electric ray]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL

 
Heteronarce mollis
[Soft electric ray]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Heteronarce prabhui
[Quilon electric ray]
4 Species of Family Narkidae with Genus Heteronarce
(Sleeper rays)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1989 Heteronarce bentuviai Elat electric ray Western Indian Ocean 17.6 NG
1921 Heteronarce garmani Natal electric ray Western Indian Ocean 25 TL
1907 Heteronarce mollis Soft electric ray Western Indian Ocean 22.5 SL
1981 Heteronarce prabhui Quilon electric ray Western Indian Ocean



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