The ornate sleeper-ray (Electrolux addisoni) is a species of electric ray in the family Narkidae, and the only member of the genus Electrolux. It lives on reefs feeding on polychaete worms and small crustaceans, it has only been seen by divers to feed during the daytime. It is endemic to the coast of South Africa. It was first recorded in 1984 but was not described until 2007.[2] It was ranked as the number one newly described species of 2007 by the International Institute for Species Exploration.[3]

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Ornate sleeper-ray
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Electrolux

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E. addisoni
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Electrolux addisoni
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In an episode of Extinct or Alive, an ornate-sleeper ray is caught on footage feeding.[citation needed]

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