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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 Add To Light Table Electric catfish, native to Africa, Malapterurus electricus Add To Light Table
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.
Image ID: 13989  
Species: Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus
 
Electric catfish, native to Africa.
Image ID: 09815  
Species: Electric catfish, Malapterurus electricus
 


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Electrophorus electricus
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