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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Torpediniformes
Family: Torpedinidae Electric rays

Genus: Torpedo

(See list of species below)



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22 species (see list below)

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 39 cm TL

 
Torpedo adenensis
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Torpedo alexandrinsis
[Alexandrine torpedo]

Photo by Simpson, R.

Western Central Atlantic

Torpedo andersoni Bullis, 1962

Photo by Simpson, R.
 
Torpedo andersoni
[Florida torpedo]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Torpedo bauchotae
[Rosette torpedo]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Torpedo californica Ayres, 1855

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Torpedo californica
[Pacific electric ray]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL

 
Torpedo fairchildi
[New Zealand torpedo]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Torpedo formosa
[Taiwan torpedo ray]

Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Torpedo fuscomaculata Peters, 1855

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Torpedo fuscomaculata
[Black-spotted torpedo]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 38.7 cm TL

 
Torpedo mackayana
[Ringed torpedo]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 107 cm TL
Torpedo macneilli (Whitley, 1932)

Photo by FAO
 
Torpedo macneilli
[Shorttail torpedo]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Torpedo marmorata Risso, 1810

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Torpedo marmorata
[Marbled electric ray]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Torpedo microdiscus
[Smalldisk torpedo]

Photo by Scott, S.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 180 cm TL
Torpedo nobiliana Bonaparte, 1835

Photo by Scott, S.
 
Torpedo nobiliana
[Electric ray]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Torpedo panthera Olfers, 1831

Photo by Field, R.
 
Torpedo panthera
[Panther electric ray]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Torpedo peruana Chirichigno F., 1963

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Torpedo peruana
[Peruvian torpedo]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Torpedo puelcha Lahille, 1926

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Torpedo puelcha
[Argentine torpedo]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Torpedo semipelagica
[Semipelagic torpedo]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Torpedo sinuspersici Olfers, 1831

Photo by Field, R.
 
Torpedo sinuspersici
[Variable torpedo ray]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 29.1 cm TL

 
Torpedo suessii
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific

Torpedo tokionis (Tanaka, 1908)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Torpedo tokionis
[Trapezoid torpedo]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Torpedo torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Torpedo torpedo
[Common torpedo]

Photo by Zagal, C.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Torpedo tremens de Buen, 1959

Photo by Zagal, C.
 
Torpedo tremens
[Chilean torpedo]
22 Species of Family Torpedinidae with Genus Torpedo
(Electric rays)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2002 Torpedo adenensis Western Indian Ocean 39 TL
1987 Torpedo alexandrinsis Alexandrine torpedo Western Indian Ocean
1962 Torpedo andersoni Florida torpedo Western Central Atlantic
1978 Torpedo bauchotae Rosette torpedo Eastern Atlantic 14.5 TL
1855 Torpedo californica Pacific electric ray Eastern Pacific 140 TL
1872 Torpedo fairchildi New Zealand torpedo Southwest Pacific 100 TL
2006 Torpedo formosa Taiwan torpedo ray Northwest Pacific
1855 Torpedo fuscomaculata Black-spotted torpedo Western Indian Ocean 64 TL
1919 Torpedo mackayana Ringed torpedo Eastern Atlantic 38.7 TL
1932 Torpedo macneilli Shorttail torpedo Eastern Indian Ocean 107 TL
1810 Torpedo marmorata Marbled electric ray Eastern Atlantic 100 TL
1985 Torpedo microdiscus Smalldisk torpedo Southeast Pacific
1835 Torpedo nobiliana Electric ray Eastern Atlantic 180 TL
1831 Torpedo panthera Panther electric ray Western Indian Ocean 100 TL
1963 Torpedo peruana Peruvian torpedo Southeast Pacific 50 TL
1926 Torpedo puelcha Argentine torpedo Southwest Atlantic 110 TL
1985 Torpedo semipelagica Semipelagic torpedo Southeast Pacific
1831 Torpedo sinuspersici Variable torpedo ray Western Indian Ocean 130 TL
1898 Torpedo suessii Western Indian Ocean 29.1 TL
1908 Torpedo tokionis Trapezoid torpedo Northwest Pacific
1758 Torpedo torpedo Common torpedo Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
1959 Torpedo tremens Chilean torpedo Eastern Pacific 58 TL



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