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Family: Narcinidae Numbfishes



(See list of species below)



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31 species (see list below)

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Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Benthobatis kreffti Rincón, Stehmann & Vooren, 2001

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Benthobatis kreffti
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic.
Max. Length 50 cm WD
Benthobatis marcida Bean & Weed, 1909

Photo by FAO
 
Benthobatis marcida
[Blind torpedo]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 39.2 cm TL
Benthobatis moresbyi Alcock, 1898

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Benthobatis moresbyi
[Dark blind ray]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 21.5 cm TL

 
Benthobatis yangi
[Taiwanese blind electric ray]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic

Diplobatis colombiensis Fechhelm & McEachran, 1984

Photo by FAO
 
Diplobatis colombiensis
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic

Diplobatis guamachensis Martín Salazar, 1957

Photo by FAO
 
Diplobatis guamachensis
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Diplobatis ommata (Jordan & Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Diplobatis ommata
[Ocellated electric ray]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13.7 cm TL
Diplobatis pictus Palmer, 1950

Photo by JAMARC
 
Diplobatis pictus
[Painted electric ray]

Photo by Freire, K.

Southwestern Atlantic, of
Max. Length 30.7 cm TL
Discopyge castelloi Menni, Rincón & García, 2008

Photo by Freire, K.
 
Discopyge castelloi
[]

Photo by Schories, D.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 53.8 cm TL
Discopyge tschudii Heckel, 1846

Photo by Schories, D.
 
Discopyge tschudii
[Apron ray]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Narcine atzi
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 30.6 cm TL

 
Narcine baliensis
[]

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 Krajangdara, T. & T. Sinanan

Northwest Pacific

Narcine brevilabiata Bessednov, 1966

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & T. Sinanan
 
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]

Photo by J. Pincay-Espinoza et al.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Narcine leoparda Carvalho, 2001

Photo by J. Pincay-Espinoza et al.
 
Narcine leoparda
[]

Photo by Malaer, P.

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

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
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]

Photo by Aitken, K.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Narcine tasmaniensis Richardson, 1841

Photo by Aitken, K.
 
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]
31 Species of Family Narcinidae
(Numbfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2001 Benthobatis kreffti Southwest Atlantic 30 TL
1909 Benthobatis marcida Blind torpedo Western Central Atlantic. 50 WD
1898 Benthobatis moresbyi Dark blind ray Western Indian Ocean 39.2 TL
2003 Benthobatis yangi Taiwanese blind electric ray Northwest Pacific 21.5 TL
1984 Diplobatis colombiensis Western Central Atlantic
1957 Diplobatis guamachensis Western Central Atlantic
1890 Diplobatis ommata Ocellated electric ray Eastern Pacific 25 TL
1950 Diplobatis pictus Painted electric ray Western Atlantic 13.7 TL
2008 Discopyge castelloi Southwestern Atlantic, of 30.7 TL
1846 Discopyge tschudii Apron ray Southeast Pacific 53.8 TL
2003 Narcine atzi Western Indian Ocean 36 TL
2016 Narcine baliensis Western Pacific 30.6 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 33 TL
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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