Torpedo torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758)

AphiaID: 271691

Common torpedo

Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass-2) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Batoidea (Infraclass) > Torpediniformes (Order) > Torpedinidae (Family)

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Identifying features

  • Pele lisa e corpo relativamente rígido.
  • Espiráculos arredondados, com tentáculos pequenos com tamanhos distintos na borda.
  • Coloração castanha claro no dorso, com 5 ocelos situados simetricamente de cor celeste, rodeados por um círculo preto e outros pequenos ocelos claro distribuídos
    irregularmente.
  • Ventre branco.

Conservation Status

Conservation status and major threats

Synonyms

Narcacion torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Raja torpedo Linnaeus, 1758
Torpedo (Torpedo) 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

International References

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

Last update: 27 Nov. 2017
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