Narcine brunnea

Annandale, 1909

Brown numbfish
Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Narcinidae

Reference of the original description
Annandale, N. (1909)
Report on the fishes taken by the Bengal fisheries steamer "Golden Crown." Part I, Batoidei. Memoirs of the Indian Museum, 2, 1–60

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Narcine brunnea Annandale, 1909

Narcine brunnea
Syntype: BMNH: 1909.7.12.11; ZMA: 112827; ZSI: F11578; ZSI: F2349/1; ZSI: F2350/1; ZSI: F11577;

Description :

Citation: Narcine brunnea Annandale, 1909: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Narcine brunnea Annandale, 1909, © FAO,
Common names
eng Brown electric ray, eng Brown numbfish

Indo-West Pacific: off Pakistan to the Gulf of Thailand. Source:

Size / Weight / Age
22.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9912))

demersal; marine

shark-references Species-ID=4031;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)