Taxon profile


electric rays
Torpediniformes Buen, 1926

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Batoidei - rays and skates

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

family Torpedinidae Bonaparte, 1838 - electric rays
family Narcinidae Th.N. Gill, 1862 - numbfishes
family Hypnidae T. N. Gill, 1862
family Narkidae Fowler, 1934 - sleeper rays

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/65]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Torpediniformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [1e145540-49f7-4f49-b194-bc0ad362f040]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Torpediniformes]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015
EN Dyldin Y. V. (2015): Annotated checklist of the sharks, batoids and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) from waters of Russia and adjacent areas, Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 43: 40-91 [as Torpediniformes Buen, 1926]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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