Definition of numbfish in English:


nounnumbfish, 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.’