Narcine lingula

RICHARDSON, 1846


Chinese numbfish
Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Narcinidae

Reference of the original description
RICHARDSON, J. (1846)
Report on the ichthyology of the seas of China and Japan. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 15th meeting: 187–320

Image of the original description
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Types
Narcine lingula
Syntype: BMNH: 1848.3.18.178 BMNH: 1848.3.18.179


Description :


Citation: Narcine lingula RICHARDSON, 1846: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2019

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Common names
eng Chinese numbfish, eng Rough electric ray

Short Description
Preorbital length about equal to preoral length (and much greater than prenasal length), and dark brown spots that are usually greater than eye diameter over a brown background (Ref. 49866).

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: India to China and off Cambodia (Ref. 9912). Conservation status maybe of concern in Northwest Pacific because of its inshore benthic habitat, low abudance, and the presence of intensive demersal fisheries [542]. Source: www.gbif.org

Size / Weight / Age
33.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9912))

Habitat
demersal; marine

Remarks
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