The western numbfish (Narcine lasti) is a small, plain yellow colored ray with medium-sized eyes placed on top of its body. They have a creamy underbelly that blends into their yellow dorsal side. Born at 8 cm long, the adults only reach about 37 cm in length. Both males and females mature at about 25 cm in length.
Seen in the outer continental shelf and upper slope off northwest Australia (Northern Territory to Western Australia), they forage for prawn and scampi in the muddy substrates. They are viviparous, giving birth to litters of 2 pups. The IUCN has assessed them as Least Concern (LC).
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