Torpedo andersoni

BULLIS, 1962

Florida torpedo
Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Torpedinidae

Reference of the original description
BULLIS, H.R. (1962)
A new species of Torpedo from the Florida Straits. Bulletin of Marine Science of the Gulf and Caribbean, 12 (1): 61–65

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Torpedo (Torpedo) andersoni

Torpedo andersoni
Holotype: USNM: 196128 Paratype: USNM: 196129

Description :

Citation: Torpedo andersoni BULLIS, 1962: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2021

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Common names
eng Florida torpedo

Western Central Atlantic: along the western edge of the Great Bahama Bank, Florida Straits.

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; depth range 229 - 229 m (Ref. 58018)

shark-references Species-ID=7161;