Tetronarce tokionis

(Tanaka, 1908)

Trapezoid torpedo
Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Torpedinidae

Reference of the original description
Tanaka, S. (1908)
Notes on Some Japanese Fishes, with Descriptions of Fourteen New Species. Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University, Tokyo, 23(7), 1–60

Image of the original description

Torpedo tokionis (Tanaka, 1908) valid as: Tetronarce tokionis (Tanaka, 1908)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Narcacion tokionis, Tetronarce cf. tokionis, Tetronarcine tokionis, Torpedo tokionis, Torpedo (Tetronarce) tokionis

Tetronarce tokionis

Torpedo tokionis
Holotype: ZUMT: 917 (lost) Paratype: ZUMT: lost

Description :

Citation: Tetronarce tokionis (Tanaka, 1908): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2023

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Common names
eng Trapezoid torpedo

Northwest Pacific: Japan.

Exhibit ovoviparity (aplacental viviparity), with embryos feeding initially on yolk, then receiving additional nourishment from the mother by indirect absorption of uterine fluid enriched with mucus, fat or protein through specialised structures [733].

demersal; marine

shark-references Species-ID=13823;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Echthrogaleus spinulus Morales-Serna, Crow, Montes & Gonzalez, 2019 [27773]