Blackspotted numbfish

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Blackspotted numbfish
Narcine timlei Day Mintern 192.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Torpediniformes
Family: Narcinidae
Genus: Narcine
Species: N. timlei
Binomial name
Narcine timlei
(Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Raja timlei
Narcine microphthalma
Narcine maculata
Narcine macrura[1]
Narcine indica Henle, 1834

The blackspotted numbfish (Narcine timlei), also known as the black-spotted electric ray, Indian electric ray, largespotted numbfish, and spotted numbfish,[2] is a species of numbfish in the family Narcinidae.


The blackspotted numbfish grows to a maximum length of 38 cm.[3]


This species is found in coastal regions and also offshore in the Indo-West Pacific, from Pakistan to the Philippines.[3]


Narcine timlei is host to a number of parasites including: