Electric eel with a 860-VOLT shock has the highest charge of any animal on earth (page 2)

(Smithsonian) South American rivers are home to at least three different species of electric eels, including a newly identified species capable of generating a greater electrical discharge than any other known animal, according to a new analysis of 107 fish collected in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana and Suriname in recent years.

Electric eel with a 860-VOLT shock has the highest charge of any animal on earth

Researchers have spent decades believing all electric eels belong to a single species but the discovery in the Amazon basin has revealed there are numerous and their electric shocks vary.

Tue 10 Sep 19 from Daily Mail

New species of eel delivers highest voltage of any living creature

Scientists have discovered two new species of electric eel, one of which delivers the highest level of electricity generated by any living creature.

Tue 10 Sep 19 from Newswise

Electric eel produces highest voltage discharge of any known animal

South American rivers are home to at least three different species of electric eels, including a newly identified species capable of generating a greater electrical discharge than any other ...

Tue 10 Sep 19 from ScienceDaily

Smithsonian scientists triple number of known electric eel species

(Smithsonian) South American rivers are home to at least three different species of electric eels, including a newly identified species capable of generating a greater electrical discharge than ...

Tue 10 Sep 19 from Eurekalert

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