Japanese sleeper ray
Narke japonicais commonly referred to as Japanese sleeper ray. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 15000 Liter is recommended.
lexID: 5767 AphiaID: 278822 Scientific: Narke japonica German: Japanischer Schlafrochen English: Japanese Sleeper Ray Category: Stingrays Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Torpediniformes (Order) > Narkidae (Family) > Narke (Genus) > japonica (Species) Initial determination: (Temminck & Schlegel, ), 1850 Occurrence: China, Corea, Japan, Taiwan Size: 9.84" - 15.75" (25cm - 40cm) Temperature: °F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) Food: Fish (little fishes), Zoobenthos Tank: 3299.68 gal (~ 15000L) Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: None CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life:
Meerwasser-Lexikon Team Publisher:
Created: 2013-07-19 16:40:00
Last edit: 2013-07-19 16:40:00
Narke japonica (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Narke japonica, also known as the Japanese sleeper ray, is a small inshore and offshore electric ray found off Japan, Korea, China, and Taiwan. Taken as bycatch in both inshore and offshore trawl fisheries throughout its distribution where both historical and current fishing pressure is high. Little specific information is available on this species.
Species: Narke japonica
Synonyms: Torpedo japonica (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Husbandry know-how of owners