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Common Torpedo
Torpedo torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Batoidei - rays and skates »  family Torpedinidae - electric rays »  genus Torpedo - electric rays

Scientific synonyms

Narcacion torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Raja torpedo Linnaeus, 1758
Torpedo narce Risso, 1810
Torpedo narke Delaroche, 1809
Torpedo narke Risso, 1810
Torpedo ocellata Rafinesque, 1810
Torpedo oculata Davy, 1834
Torpedo unimaculata Risso, 1810

Other names

= Cramp Ray
= Crampfish
= Eyed Electric Ray
= Ocellate Torpedo

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26939]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Torpedo torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2062]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Torpedo torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Torpedo torpedo]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013

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