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Torpedo marmorata


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lexID:
4472 
Scientific:
Torpedo marmorata 
German:
Marmor-Zitterrochen 
English:
Marbled electric ray 
Category:
Razze 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Torpediniformes (Order) > Torpedinidae (Family) > Torpedo (Genus) > marmorata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Risso, 1810 
Occurrence:
Yemen, West Sahara, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Cameroon, Morocco, Northern Africa, Senegal, Togo, the Ivory Coast, The Gulf of Guinea, Congo, Namibia, Portugal, Benin, Ghana, the Canary Islands, Sierra Leone, Tunesien, Israel, Madeira, Nigeria, São Tomé e Principé, Straße von Gibralta, Africa occidentale, Algeria, Angola, Atlantico orientale, Capo Verde, Coste Europee, Egitto, Isole Britanniche, Mare del Nord, Mauritius, Mediterraneo, Scandinavia, Spagna, Sudafrica 
Size:
bis zu 100cm 
Temperature:
°C - 20°C 
Food:
Predatory, Crostacei, Piccoli pesci 
Difficulty:
Non adatto agli acquari! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-07-27 20:10:57 

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This is a general hint!
Torpedo marmorata has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Torpedo marmorata in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Torpedo marmorata. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

Risso, 1810

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: northern UK (less common in southern North Sea and Kattegat) to Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Also in the Mediterranean Sea.

Can produce electric discharges of up to 200 volts.

Feeds on small benthic fishes Trachurus, Mugil, Mullus, Dicentrarchus, Spondyliosoma, Boops, Labrus, Dascyllus, Pomacentrus) and crustaceans.

Synonyms:
Narcacion marmoratus (Risso, 1810)
Narcobatus marmoratus (Risso, 1810)
Torpedo (Torpedo) marmorata Risso, 1810 ·
Torpedo diversicolor Davy, 1834
Torpedo galvani Risso, 1810
Torpedo immaculata Rafinesque, 1810
Torpedo picta Lowe, 1843
Torpedo punctata Rafinesque, 1810
Torpedo trepidans Valenciennes, 1843
Torpedo vulgaris Fleming, 1828

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Batoidea (Infraclass) > Torpediniformes (Order) > Torpedinidae (Family) > Torpedo (Genus) > Torpedo marmorata (Species)

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