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Narcine  Henle, 1834
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160843

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): numbfishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                                  FamilyNarcinidae Gill, 1862 – numbfishes, electric rays, narcinidés, rayas eléctricas  
                                     GenusNarcine Henle, 1834 – numbfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesNarcine bancroftii (Griffith and Smith, 1834) – lesser electric ray, raya eléctrica torpedo 
                                        SpeciesNarcine bentuviai Baranes and Randall, 1989  
                                        SpeciesNarcine brasiliensis (Olfers, 1831) – lesser electric ray 
                                        SpeciesNarcine brunnea Annandale, 1909  
                                        SpeciesNarcine insolita Carvalho, Séret and Compagno, 2002  
                                        SpeciesNarcine lasti Carvalho and Séret, 2002  
                                        SpeciesNarcine leoparda Carvalho, 2001  
                                        SpeciesNarcine maculata Duméril, 1852  
                                        SpeciesNarcine oculifera Carvalho, Compagno and Mee, 2002  
                                        SpeciesNarcine prodorsalis Bessednov, 1966  
                                        SpeciesNarcine rierai (Lloris and Rucabado, 1991)  
                                        SpeciesNarcine schmitti Hildebrand, 1948  
                                        SpeciesNarcine timlei (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)  
                                        SpeciesNarcine vermiculatus Breder, 1928 – raya eléctrica rayada, vermiculate electric ray 
                                        SpeciesNarcine westraliensis McKay, 1966  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Narcine   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Narcine   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Narcine   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Narcine   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Narcine   

 Geographic Information
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