noun (plural same or numbfishes)
An electric ray, especially a heavy-bodied Australian ray that lies partly buried on sand flats and estuaries and can give a severe electric shock.
- Family Torpedinidae: many species, in particular Hypnos monopterygium
- Numbfish are found on sandy or muddy, shallow, inshore bottoms or sandy patches in reefs and to depths of 250m.
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