Electric Eels Use Taser-like System to Shock, Remotely Control Their Prey

A new study carried out by Dr Kenneth Catania from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, reveals that an electric fish known the electric eel (Electrophorus electricus) has evolved a precise remote control mechanism for prey capture, one that takes advantage of an organisms’ own nervous system. Electric fish have long fascinated humans. Ancient Egyptians used [...] —> Read More Here


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