Tasmanian Numbfish

Narcine tasmaniensis
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Narcine tasmaniensis
Other names Electric Ray, Electric Torpedo, Ground Shark, Little Numbfish, Numbfish
Size Up to 47 cm (18.5 in)
Weight Up to 1.5 kg (3.3 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal to offshore waters amongst the bottom on sandy & muddy areas, often near rocky reefs
Depth Range 5 - 640 m (16 - 2,099 ft)
Tasmanian Numbfish Distribution