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Torpedo suessii Steindachner, 1898

Red Sea torpedo

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Original description:

Steindachner, F. (1898). Über einige neue Fischarten aus dem rothen Meere. Anzeiger der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien 35(19): 198-200.

 

Conservation Status

Last recorded in 1898.

[url=https://www.iucnredlist.org/details/161613/0]Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)[/url]

 

Distribution

Mocha, Yemen

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original description:

Steindachner, F. (1898). Über einige neue Fischarten aus dem rothen Meere. Anzeiger der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien 35(19): 198-200.

 

Other references:

de Carvalho, M.R., Stehmann, M.F.W. and Manilo, L.G. 2002. Torpedo adenensis, a new species of electric ray from the Gulf of Aden, with comments on nominal species of Torpedo from the western Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, and adjacent areas (Chondrichthyes: Torpediniformes: Torpedinidae). American Museum Novitates 3369: 1-34.

Garman, S. (1913). The Plagiostomia (sharks, skates and rays). Harvard Univ., Mus. Comp. Zoology.

Kyne, P. M., Tesfamichael, D., Fernando, D. and Bineesh, K. K. (2017). Torpedo suessii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T161613A109911839. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T161613A109911839.en. Downloaded on 19 October 2017.

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