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Four specimens of torpedo
Marine biological studies of varieties of the torpedo, or electric ray. Figure 1 Torpedo capensis [modern taxonomy Narke capensis, the Cape numbfish]. Figure 2 Torpedo dipterygia [modern taxonomy Narke dipterygia, the Numbray]. Figure 3 Torpedo timlei [modern taxonomy Narcine timlei, the Blackspotted numbfish]. Figure 4 Torpedo brasiliensis [modern taxonomy Narcine brasiliensis the Brazilian electric ray]. Plate 2 from the monograph Die Gattung Torpedo in ihren naturhistorischen antiquarischen Beziehungen [The natural history and antiquarian relations of the genus Torpedo], by J.F.M. von Olfers (Berlin, 1831). Inscribed: "Taf.2. I.de Olf."
Original: lithograph . 1831
- Image reference: RS-10101
- The Royal Society
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