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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Torpediniformes
Family: Torpedinidae Electric rays

Genus: Tetronarce

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Tetronarce californica Pacific electric ray Eastern Pacific 140 TL 1855
Tetronarce cowleyi Cowley’s torpedo ray Southeast Atlantic 113.3 TL 2015
Tetronarce fairchildi New Zealand torpedo Southwest Pacific 100 TL 1872
Tetronarce formosa Taiwan torpedo ray Northwest Pacific 89 TL 2006
Tetronarce macneilli Shorttail torpedo Eastern Indian Ocean 107 TL 1932
Tetronarce microdiscus Smalldisk torpedo Southeast Pacific 36.6 TL 1985
Tetronarce nobiliana Electric ray Circumglobal. Eastern Atl 180 TL 1835
Tetronarce occidentalis Western atlantic torpedo Northwest Atlantic 154 TL 1843
Tetronarce peruana Peruvian torpedo Southeast Pacific 50 TL 1963
Tetronarce puelcha Argentine torpedo Southwest Atlantic 110 TL 1926
Tetronarce semipelagica Semipelagic torpedo Southeast Pacific 44.5 TL 1985
Tetronarce tokionis Trapezoid torpedo Northwest Pacific 69.3 TL 1908
Tetronarce tremens Chilean torpedo Eastern Pacific 90 TL 1959



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