Narcine leoparda Carvalho, 2001
Leopard numbfish
Narcine leoparda
photo by J. Pincay-Espinoza et al.

Family:  Narcinidae (Numbfishes)
Max. size:  16.5 cm TL (male/unsexed); 33 cm TL (female); max.weight: 54.9 g; max.weight: 380.0 g
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 10 - 35 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: Colombia and Ecuador.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Collected from shallow and sandy bottom area. The 33 cm TL pregnant female has a total of 12 embryos with 2 females and 10 males, measuring between 6.2 and 6.8 cm TL (Ref. 116153). Males mature at ca. 18 cm TL (Ref. 114953).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 24 February 2020 (A2d) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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