Tetronarce occidentalis (Storer, 1843)
Western atlantic torpedo
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Family:  Torpedinidae (Electric rays)
Max. size:  154 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 60 kg
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range - 530 m
Distribution:  Northwest Atlantic: mainly eastern USA, rarely south to Venezuela.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Life history unknown. Males reaches maturity at 75-85 cm TL, females at 125-135 cm TL (Ref. 114953).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 03.09.18
Modified by: Abucay, Luisa - 04.09.18

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