Narcine vermiculata Breder, 1928
Vermiculate electric ray
Narcine vermiculata
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Narcinidae (Numbfishes)
Max. size:  60 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 10 - 60 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California to Panama.
Biology:  Benthic, on soft bottoms in protected coastal areas. Males mature at ca. 19 cm TL; born at ca. 6 cm TL (Ref. 114953).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 01 January 2007 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  other
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.06.95
Modified by: Abucay, Luisa - 13.08.18
Checked by: Carvalho, Marcelo - 20.09.99

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