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Electric eel.  Like other members of the South American knifefish family, the electric eel relies on electrolocation to navigate in find food in murky water.  However, its electric organs are more powerful than its relatives, allowing it to produce sufficiently high voltage pulses to stun predators and prey, Electrophorus electricus Rainbow scorpionfish, juvenile, Scorpaenodes xyris, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Rainbow scorpionfish, juvenile, Scorpaenodes xyris, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea Unidentified scorpionfish, Scorpaenpsis Electric catfish, native to Africa, Malapterurus electricus

Updated: February 28, 2021