GYMNOTIFORMES

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Electric Eel
Electrophorus electricus
(Electrophoridae)


Electric Eel
Electrophorus electricus
(Electrophoridae)
(GYMNOTIFORMES)


Gymnotiformes have not a dorsal fin and a ventral fin, and have not a tail fin or small. The anterior extremity has the base of the anal fin near a pectoral extremely long. Having a Weber organ, it have the generation organ which changed from the cell of the muscle. It is distributed over only south, Central America and is nocturnal. It uses an electric discharge Electric eel protects the body from an enemy, and to stun bait. As for the length, 2meters is as above.

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