First records of the leopard electric ray narcine leoparda (torpediniformes: narcinidae) in the ecuadorian pacific Report as inadecuate




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Felipe Galván-Magaña ;Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 2015, 50 (3)

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Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía ISSN: 0717-3326 revbiolmar@gmail.com Universidad de Valparaíso Chile Estupiñan-Montaño, Colombo; Galván-Magaña, Felipe First records of the leopard electric ray Narcine leoparda (Torpediniformes: Narcinidae) in the Ecuadorian Pacific Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía, vol.
50, núm.
3, diciembre, 2015, pp.
593-596 Universidad de Valparaíso Viña del Mar, Chile Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=47943353016 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía Vol.
50, Nº3: 593-596, diciembre 2015 RESEARCH NOTE First records of the leopard electric ray Narcine leoparda (Torpediniformes: Narcinidae) in the Ecuadorian Pacific Primeros registros de la raya leopardo Narcine leoparda (Torpediniformes: Narcinidae) en el Pacífico Ecuatoriano Colombo Estupiñan-Montaño1 and Felipe Galván-Magaña1 1 Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas, Av.
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N., s-n Colonia Playa Palo de Santa Rita, Apartado Postal 592, C.P.
23000, La Paz, Baja California Sur, México.
galvan.felipe@gmail.com Abstract.- The aim of this study was to report the presence of the leopard electric ray Narcine leoparda in Ecuadorian waters; to date, this is the southernmost report of this species in the Tropical Eastern Pacific.
Thus, the geographic distribution of N.
leoparda now extends another ca., 620 km from Cauca, Colombia (previous southernmost limit of this species’ distribution) to Manta and Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador.
These 4 new records of leopard elect ric rays in the Ecuadorian Pacific increase the species richness of cartilaginous fishes in the region to a total of 93 species, including 58 shar...





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