|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Narcinidae||Narcine bancroftii||(Griffith and Smith)||1834||Lesser Electric Ray|
Unique Characters: Body very depressed, head, trunk, and enlarged pectoral fin forming elongate disc, margin of disc moderately thick, soft, and flaccid. Anterior contour of disc rounded to obtuse, snout moderately long, broad, and more or less evenly convex. Anterior lobe of nostrils expanded posteriorly and medially to form nasal curtain that is continuous over narrow isthmus in front of mouth. Mouth relatively small, surrounded by groove, with well-developed labial cartilages and protractile into short tube. Two large and more or less equal-sized dorsal fins, with first over or slightly posterior to base of pelvic fins. Outer corners of pelvic fins subtriangular to broadly rounded; caudal fin with upper and lower lobes continuous around vertebral column. Skin soft and naked. Electric organs well developed, kidney-shaped and visible on either side of head.
Similar Species: None.