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Narcine bancroftii Lesser electric ray


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lexID:
9747 
AphiaID:
275386 
Scientific:
Narcine bancroftii 
German:
Brasiliansicher Zitter Rochen 
English:
Lesser Electric Ray 
Category:
Stingrays 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Torpediniformes (Order) > Narcinidae (Family) > Narcine (Genus) > bancroftii (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Griffith & Smith, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Suriname, Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Florida, French Polynesia, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, Jamaica, the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
up to 17.72" (45 cm) 
Temperature:
- (18,2°C - 30,4°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Worms 
Tank:
1099.89 gal (~ 5000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-06-02 15:29:22 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Narcine bancroftii 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 Narcine bancroftii in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Narcine bancroftii. 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

Narcine bancroftii (Griffith & Smith, 1834)

Many thanks to Judy Townsend for the first wonderful picture.

The lesser electric ray is most commonly found under sand or mud, in intertidal shallow waters, has been found at depths of up to 55 m

Lesser electric rays feed mainly on polychaete annelids. They also eat juvenile snake eels, sea anemones, small bony fish and various crustaceans.

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

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