Tetronarce tremens

(DE BUEN, 1959)



Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Torpedinidae

Reference of the original description
DE BUEN, F. (1959)
Notas sobre ictiología Chilena, con description de dos nuevas especies. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía, 9 (1–3): 257–270

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Tetronarce microdiscus, Tetronarce peruana, Tetronarce semipelagica, Torpedo microdiscus, Torpedo peruana, Torpedo semipelagica, Torpedo tremens, Torpedo tremens peruana , Torpedo (Tetronarce) microdiscus, Torpedo (Tetronarce) peruana, Torpedo (Tetronarce) semipelagica, Torpedo (Tetronarce) tremens

Types
Tetronarce tremens

Torpedo microdiscus
Holotype: ZIN: 47251; Paratype: ZMMU: P-16300;
Torpedo peruana
Holotype: MHNJP: P 1354 ; Paratype: MHNJP: SP 601; MHNJP: P 1073;
Torpedo semipelagica
Holotype: ZIN: 47253; Paratype: IOM: uncat.; ZIN: 47253a; ZIN: 47254; ZMMU: P-16301; ZMMU: P-16302;
Torpedo tremens
Holotype: EBMC:
Torpedo tremens peruana
Holotype: MHNJP: (MUSM) P 1354 Paratype: MHNJP: P 1073 MHNJP: (SP 601)

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Common names
spa Temblara, spa Torpedo, fra \(T\) Torpedo, eng Chilean torpedo, eng Torpedo

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica (Ref. 9264) and Chile (Ref. 9068). Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
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]. Lives on the continental shelf, usually in very shallow waters. Feeds on invertebrates and benthic fishes.

Size / Weight / Age
58.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9264))

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 1 - ? m (Ref. 9264)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=14677;