Diplobatis ommata

(Jordan & Gilbert, 1890)

Ocellated electric ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Narcinidae

Reference of the original description
Jordan, D.S. & Bollman, C.H. (1889)
Descriptions of new species of fishes collected at the Galápagos Islands and along the coast of the United Status of Colombia, 1877-88. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 12, 149–183

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Discopyge ommata, Narcine ommata

Diplobatis ommata
Holotype: USNM: 41133
Narcine ommata
Holotype: CAS: 5444

Description :

Citation: Diplobatis ommata (Jordan & Gilbert, 1890): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2024

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Common names
spa Raya, spa Raya eléctrica de ocelo, spa Raya eléctrica diana, spa Raya eléctrica ocelada, fra \(T\) Raie électrique ocellée, eng Bullseye electric ray, eng Ocellated electric ray, eng Target ray

Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Ecuador. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

A nocturnal and solitary species found on sand and rock bottoms, in bays and on coral reefs. Depth ranges from the intertidal zone to 64 m. Feeds on amphipods, shrimps, and worms. Mobile-invertebrate feeder (Ref. 57615).

Size / Weight / Age
25.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9259))

reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 64 m [1658]

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Anaporrhutum euzeti Curran, Blend & Overstreet, 2003 [23771]