Typhlonarke tarakea

Phillipps, 1929


Slender legged torpedo
Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Narkidae

Reference of the original description
Phillipps, W.J. (1929)
Elasmobranch fishes of New Zealand: No. 3. Skates and Rays New Zealand Journal of Science and Technology, 11(2), 98–107

Types
Typhlonarke tarakea
Holotype: NMNZ: P00402;


Description :


Citation: Typhlonarke tarakea Phillipps, 1929: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2021

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Common names
eng Numbfish, eng Oval electric ray, eng Slender legged torpedo

Short Description
Dark brown in color [578].

Distribution
Southwest Pacific: endemic to New Zealand.

Biology
Presumably ovoviviparous [578].

Size / Weight / Age
35.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [578])

Habitat
demersal; marine