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Family: Narkidae Sleeper rays



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Western Pacific

Crassinarke dormitor Takagi, 1951

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Crassinarke dormitor
[Sleeper torpedo]
No picture found

Max. Length 52 cm TL

 
Electrolux addisoni
[Ornate sleeper-ray]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17.6 cm NG
Heteronarce bentuviai (Baranes & Randall, 1989)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteronarce bentuviai
[Elat electric ray]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Heteronarce garmani Regan, 1921

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Heteronarce garmani
[Natal electric ray]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.5 cm SL

 
Heteronarce mollis
[Soft electric ray]
No picture found


 
Heteronarce prabhui
[Quilon electric ray]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Narke capensis (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Photo by Zsilavecz, G.
 
Narke capensis
[Onefin electric ray]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Narke dipterygia (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Narke dipterygia
[Numbray]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Narke japonica (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)

Photo by Photo by Cornish, A.
 
Narke japonica
[Japanese sleeper ray]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Temera hardwickii Gray, 1831

Photo by Photo by Krajangdara, T. & S. Rodpradit
 
Temera hardwickii
[Finless sleeper ray]
No picture found

Max. Length 45 cm TL

 
Typhlonarke aysoni
[Blind electric ray]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Typhlonarke tarakea
[Oval electric ray]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Crassinarke dormitor Sleeper torpedo Western Pacific 1951
Electrolux addisoni Ornate sleeper-ray Western Indian Ocean 52 TL 2007
Heteronarce bentuviai Elat electric ray Western Indian Ocean 17.6 NG 1989
Heteronarce garmani Natal electric ray Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1921
Heteronarce mollis Soft electric ray Western Indian Ocean 22.5 SL 1907
Heteronarce prabhui Quilon electric ray Western Indian Ocean 1981
Narke capensis Onefin electric ray Southeast Atlantic 38 TL 1789
Narke dipterygia Numbray Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1801
Narke japonica Japanese sleeper ray Northwest Pacific 40 TL 1850
Temera hardwickii Finless sleeper ray Indo-West Pacific 46 TL 1831
Typhlonarke aysoni Blind electric ray Southwest Pacific 45 TL 1902
Typhlonarke tarakea Oval electric ray Southwest Pacific 35 TL 1929



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