Narcine atzi

CARVALHO & RANDALL, 2003



Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Narcinidae

Reference of the original description
DE CARVALHO, M.R. & RANDALL, J.E. (2003)
Numbfishes from the Arabian Sea and surrounding gulfs, with the description of a new species from Oman (Chondrichthyes: Torpediniformes: Narcinidae). Ichthyological Research, 50 (1): 59–66

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Types
Narcine atzi
Holotype: BPBM: 21418;


Description :


Citation: Narcine atzi CARVALHO & RANDALL, 2003: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2018

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Short Description
Dorsal coloration composed of numerous small dark brown spots, equal to or smaller than eye diameter, oval disc and tail regions and within spiracular walls, coupled with faint large blotches, fewer in number, on dorsal disc area; first dorsal fin clearly taller, and with a longer base, than second dorsal fin; preorbital snout length not as great as preoral snout length; upper and lower tooth bands subequal in width and broadly circular in shape (Ref. 49866).

Distribution
Western Indian Ocean: Gulf of Oman and from both sides of the Bay of Bengal.

Size / Weight / Age
36.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 49866))

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 27 - 27 m (Ref. 49866)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=4022;