Torpedo adenensis

CARVALHO, STEHMANN & MANILO, 2002



Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Torpedinidae

Reference of the original description
DE CARVALHO, M.R. & STEHMANN, M. & MANILO, L.G. (2002)
Torpedo adenensis: a new species of electric ray from the Gulf of Aden: with comments on nominal species of Torpedo from the western Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, and adjacent areas (Chondrichthyes, Torpediniformes, Torpedinidae). American Museum Novitates, 3369: 31–34

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Torpedo (Torpedo) adenensis

Types
Torpedo adenensis
Holotype: ZMUAS: 5121 (109204); Paratype: AMNH: 231441; ZMH: 123432 (old: ISH 4-1993); ZMUAS: 5418; ZMUAS: 5121 (109203);


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Citation: Torpedo adenensis CARVALHO, STEHMANN & MANILO, 2002: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2021

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Distribution
Western Indian Ocean: known from the type locality, Gulf of Aden, 15°15"quot;03"N, 52°00"quot;04"E.

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].

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 125 - 140 m (Ref. 46206)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=7157;