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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Torpediniformes
Family: Narcinidae Numbfishes

Genus: Narcine

(See list of species below)



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20 species (see list below)

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Narcine atzi
[]

Photo by Burge, E.J.

Western Atlantic

Narcine bancroftii (Griffith & Smith, 1834)

Photo by Burge, E.J.
 
Narcine bancroftii
[Lesser electric ray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 54 cm WD
Narcine brasiliensis (Olfers, 1831)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Narcine brasiliensis
[Brazilian electric ray]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific

Narcine brevilabiata Bessednov, 1966

Photo by FAO
 
Narcine brevilabiata
[Shortlip electric ray]

Photo by A. Biju Kumar

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Narcine brunnea Annandale, 1909

Photo by A. Biju Kumar
 
Narcine brunnea
[Brown numbfish]

Photo by Murch, A.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 76.2 cm TL
Narcine entemedor Jordan & Starks, 1895

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Narcine entemedor
[Giant electric ray]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35.6 cm TL

 
Narcine insolita
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36.5 cm TL

 
Narcine lasti
[Western numbfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Narcine leoparda
[]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Narcine lingula Richardson, 1846

Photo by FAO
 
Narcine lingula
[Chinese numbfish]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 33.5 cm TL
Narcine maculata (Shaw, 1804)

Photo by FAO
 
Narcine maculata
[Darkfinned numbfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 34.8 cm TL

 
Narcine nelsoni
[Eastern numbfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Narcine oculifera
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 24.1 cm TL

 
Narcine ornata
[]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Narcine prodorsalis Bessednov, 1966

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Narcine prodorsalis
[Tonkin numbfish]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30.1 cm TL
Narcine rierai (Lloris & Rucabado, 1991)

Photo by SFSA
 
Narcine rierai
[Slender electric ray]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL

 
Narcine tasmaniensis
[Tasmanian numbfish]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Narcine timlei (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Narcine timlei
[Spotted numbfish]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Narcine vermiculatus Breder, 1928

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Narcine vermiculatus
[Vermiculate electric ray]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Narcine westraliensis McKay, 1966

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Narcine westraliensis
[Banded numbfish]
20 Species of Family Narcinidae with Genus Narcine
(Numbfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2003 Narcine atzi Western Indian Ocean 36 TL
1834 Narcine bancroftii Lesser electric ray Western Atlantic
1831 Narcine brasiliensis Brazilian electric ray Western Atlantic 54 WD
1966 Narcine brevilabiata Shortlip electric ray Northwest Pacific
1909 Narcine brunnea Brown numbfish Indo-West Pacific 22 TL
1895 Narcine entemedor Giant electric ray Eastern Pacific 76.2 TL
2002 Narcine insolita Western Indian Ocean 35.6 TL
2002 Narcine lasti Western numbfish Eastern Indian Ocean 36.5 TL
2001 Narcine leoparda Southeast Pacific
1846 Narcine lingula Chinese numbfish Indo-West Pacific 33 TL
1804 Narcine maculata Darkfinned numbfish Western Pacific 33.5 TL
2008 Narcine nelsoni Eastern numbfish Western Pacific 34.8 TL
2002 Narcine oculifera Western Indian Ocean 35 SL
2008 Narcine ornata Western Pacific 24.1 TL
1966 Narcine prodorsalis Tonkin numbfish Western Pacific 40 TL
1991 Narcine rierai Slender electric ray Western Indian Ocean 30.1 TL
1841 Narcine tasmaniensis Tasmanian numbfish Southwest Pacific 47 TL
1801 Narcine timlei Spotted numbfish Indo-West Pacific 38 TL
1928 Narcine vermiculatus Vermiculate electric ray Eastern Central Pacific 60 TL
1966 Narcine westraliensis Banded numbfish Eastern Indian Ocean 29 TL



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