Torpedo suessii

STEINDACHNER, 1898



Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Torpedinidae

Reference of the original description
STEINDACHNER, F. (1898)
Über einige neue Fischarten aus dem rothen Meere. Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch–Naturwissenschaftliche Classe, 35 (no. 19): 198–200

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Narcacion suessi, Torpedo suessi, Torpedo suissi, Torpedo (Torpedo) suissi

Types
Torpedo suessii
Syntype: NMW: 78016; NMW: 88240;


Description :


Citation: Torpedo suessii STEINDACHNER, 1898: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2018

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Distribution
Western Indian Ocean: known from the type locality, harbor of Perim, at Mocca (Mocho), Red Sea.

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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