Torpedo alexandrinsis

MAZHAR, 1987


Alexandrine torpedo
Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Torpedinidae

Reference of the original description
MAZHAR, F.M.M. (1987)
The elasmobranchs of the Mediterranean. 6. Three torpedos. Bulletin of the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, 8 (2): 109–135

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Torpedo alexandrensis, Torpedo alexandriensis, Torpedo (Torpedo) alexandrinsis

Types
Torpedo alexandrinsis



Description :


Citation: Torpedo alexandrinsis MAZHAR, 1987: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2021

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Common names
eng Alexandrine torpedo

Distribution
Western Indian Ocean: Egypt.

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

Remarks
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