Marbled electric ray

The Gulf torpedo is the most widespread of the electric rays in the western Indian Ocean, with a patchy range extending to South Africa, Somalia, the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea, the Persian Gulf, Sri Lanka, and the Andaman Sea.

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Author: Philippe Guillaume

The Marbled electric ray lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range - 200 m environment.

A rare Marbled Electric Ray is settling in to a new home at Newquay's Blue Reef Aquarium after being accidentally caught by fishermen. More

The marbled electric ray, Torpedo marmorata, is a species of electric ray in the family Torpedinidae. References - 1. ^ "Torpedo marmorata". FishBase. Ed. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly. September 2009 version. More

A Marbled Electric Ray seen at 40mts on a dive site called White Moon just east of Palm mar in the south of Tenerife. The Video was shot by my good friend Bart Evers from Amstadam. More

"Large adult marbled electric ray can deliver a painful and stunning electric charge strong enough to disable a person. "The primary threat to life is becoming disoriented underwater after receiving the jolt," said a spokesman for Florida's museum of marine life. More

For information about the Marbled Electric Ray please visit this page: Marbled Torpedo Ray Species Profile RETURN TO THE Shark Pictures Database ELASMODIVER HOME web stats SPONSORS Shark Picture Shark Diving Hotspots picture More

The marbled electric ray was originally described as Torpedo marmorata by Risso in 1810. The genus name, Torpedo, is derived from the Latin word 'torpinus' meaning numbness referring to the effect of the electric organ on other animals. More

Home Sightings Tanzania Wildlife Mnemba Island Marbled Electric Ray on house reef Mnemba Island Mnemba Island - Mnemba Island is the ultimate escape. More

The marbled electric ray (Torpedo marmorata) is similar in shape but can easily be distinguished by its marbled coloration and papillae-like processes around the inner edge of the spiracles. More

Common names

Banjača in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Battinetta in Italian (Italiano)
Common crampfish in English
Dali in French (français)
Dormideira in Portuguese (Português)
Dormihouso in French (français)
Dourmillouse in French (français)
Dretwa pstra in Polish (polski)
Drhtulja in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Elektrický rejnok mramorovaný in Czech (česky)
Elektrický rejnok skvrnitý in Czech (česky)
Elektrisk rokke in Danish (dansk)
Endourmidouijda in French (français)
Flekket el-rokke in Norwegian (Norsk)
Galina in French (français)
Gemarmerde sidderrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Guetj in Wolof (Wollof)
Gulf torpedo in English
Haddiela in Maltese (Malti)
Haddiela komuni in Maltese (Malti)
Haddiela tax-xokk in Maltese (Malti)
Lakhmah in Arabic (‫العربية)
Lekelielektrik baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Lekelielektrik balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Lekeliuyusturan baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Lekeliuyuşturan balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Lidéka in Unknown
Lukhmah kahrabaiah in Arabic (‫العربية)
Lukmah kahrabaiah in Arabic (‫العربية)
Marbled electric eel in English
Marbled electric ray in English
Marbled torpedo in English
Marmaromoudiastra in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Marmaromoudiastra in Greek, Modern (1453)
Marmelzitterrochen in German (Deutsch)
Marmer-drilvis in Afrikaans
Marmor-Zitterrochen in German (Deutsch)
Marmorerad in Swedish (Svenska)
Marmorerad darrocka in Swedish (Svenska)
Marmoreret elrokke in Danish (dansk)
Marmorierter Zitterrochen in German (Deutsch)
Marmorisähkörausku in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Meudj mbenjann in Wolof (Wollof)
Ndeugue sokbor in Wolof (Wollof)
Numbfish in English
Obyknovennyi in Russian (русский язык)
Oiwilah'baiah in Arabic (‫العربية)
Oiwilah'hmah kahrabaiah in Arabic (‫العربية)
Perzische golf sidderrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Peshk elektrik i mermerte in Albanian (Shqip)
Raad in Arabic (‫العربية)
Raie électrique in French (français)
Rode zee sidderrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Rouh'âd in Arabic (‫العربية)
Sa Nacida in Italian (Italiano)
Samtia in Arabic (‫العربية)
Separmahi-e-barghi-e-Irani in Farsi
Separmahi-e-barghi-e-Irani in Persian (‫فارسی)
Sgranfo in Italian (Italiano)
Spotted torpedo in English
Tembladeira in Spanish (español)
Tembladera in Spanish (español)
Tembladora in Spanish (español)
Thimithirandi in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Tormentim in Portuguese (Português)
Tormeutim in Portuguese (Português)
Torpedine in Italian (Italiano)
Torpedine bruna in Italian (Italiano)
Torpedine marezza in Italian (Italiano)
Torpedine marezzata in Italian (Italiano)
Torpedine marmorata in Italian (Italiano)
Torpedo sinuspersici in German (Deutsch)
Torpille in French (français)
Torpille auréolée in French (français)
Torpille marbrée in French (français)
Tremblard in French (français)
Tremble lisse in French (français)
Trembleuse in French (français)
Tremblo in Italian (Italiano)
Treme-mão in Portuguese (Português)
Tremedeira in Portuguese (Português)
Tremelga in Portuguese (Português)
Tremelga-marmoreada in Portuguese (Português)
Tremielga in Spanish (español)
Tremoixe in Italian (Italiano)
Tremola in Italian (Italiano)
Tremola janca in Italian (Italiano)
Tremolina mármol in Spanish (español)
Tremula in Italian (Italiano)
Tremula antisicca in Italian (Italiano)
Tremula biunna in Italian (Italiano)
Tremula i rina in Italian (Italiano)
Tremula janca in Italian (Italiano)
Tremula liscia in Italian (Italiano)
Tremula marmulina in Italian (Italiano)
Tremula niura in Italian (Italiano)
Tremuló in Spanish (español)
Tremuloya in Spanish (español)
Tremulusa in Italian (Italiano)
Treppaine in Italian (Italiano)
Tresnavka in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Trimielga in Spanish (español)
Trompigliola in Italian (Italiano)
Tubaq in Arabic (‫العربية)
Vaca enrampadora in Spanish (español)
Vaca tremoladora in Spanish (español)
Vaca tremolosa in Catalan (Català)
Variable torpedo ray in English
Zitterrochen in German (Deutsch)
Μάργα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Μαργωτήρα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Μαρμαρομουδιάστρα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Μαρμαρομουδιάστρα in Greek, Modern (1453)
Μουδιάστρα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Ρινόβατος in Greek (Ελληνικά)
скат мраморный in Russian (русский язык)
തിമിതിരണ്ടി  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
തിരണ്ടി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
云纹电鳐 in Mandarin Chinese
石紋電鰩 in Mandarin Chinese
石纹电鳐 in Mandarin Chinese
雲紋電鰩 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Torpediniformes
Family : Torpedinidae
Genus : Torpedo
Species : Torpedo sinuspersici
Authority : Olfers, 1831