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Narcine westraliensis McKay, 1966
BANDED NUMBFISH
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Species Narcine westraliensis McKay, 1966

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CAAB : 37028005 Taxon concept Narcine_westraliensis;Narcine last modified 2014-08-05 13:19:21.469

Species Narcine westraliensis McKay, 1966

Banded Numbfish

 

Introduction

Some earlier records of this spaces from northern areas have been shown to be a separate species, Narcine ornata Carvalho, 2008.

 

Distribution

States

Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Shark Bay (25º21´S) to Port Hedland (118°35'E), WA; tropical.

Australian Endemic.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, marine, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information

10–70 m.

 

General References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [46]

Carvalho, M.R. de 2008. New species of numbfishes from Australia, with a key to Australian electric rays of the genus Narcine Henle, 1834 (Chondrichthyes: Torpediniformes: Narcinidae). pp. 241-260 in Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Pogonoski, J.J. (eds). Descriptions of new Australian chondrichthyans. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper No. 022 : 1-358

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [379]

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp. [323]

 

Common Name References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [46] ( Banded Numbfish )

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Banded Numbfish )

 

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