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Scientists have identified world's most 'shocking' animal

ABC Science - Tue 10 Sep 19

A newly discovered species of electric eel can produce an 860-volt electric shock, the most powerful shock produced by any known animal. ...

This New Species of Electric Eel Delivers the Strongest Shock Yet

Discover Magazine - Tue 10 Sep 19

Electrophorus voltai, one of the two newly discovered electric eel species, lives in the Brazilian highlands. (Credit: L. Sousa) In the murky freshwater rivers and streams that snake across ...

Newly Described Electric Eel Has Strongest Voltage Yet Measured

The Scientist - Tue 10 Sep 19

The same study also finds there are three species of Electrophorus, rather than one.

Two new species of electric eel come as a shock to biologists

Newscientist - Tue 10 Sep 19

It was thought that there was only one species of electric eel but a new survey finds there are three, and one has set a new record for its electric discharge

Shock me: 200% increase in electric eel species

Cosmos Magazine - Tue 10 Sep 19

Newly identified Electrophorus voltai is the strongest known living bioelectricity generator. Ian Connellan reports.

A new species of electric eel produces the highest voltage discharge of any known animal

Phys.org - Tue 10 Sep 19

There are at least three species of electric eels (Electrophorus spp.), not just one as previously believed. Two new species have recently been described with São Paulo Research Foundation—FAPESP's ...

A new species of electric eel produces the highest voltage discharge of any known animal, Eurekalert - Tue 10 Sep 19

Researchers Uncover Most Powerful Electric Eel Ever

Geek.com - Thu 12 Sep 19

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 ...

Most powerful electric eel yet puts all other electric eels to shame - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 11 Sep 19

We're talking 860 electrical volts here.

This electric eel puts all other electric eels to shocking shame - CNET, CNET - Wed 11 Sep 19

Newly Identified Electric Eel Species Is Most Shocking Animal Ever

Gizmodo - Tue 10 Sep 19

Genetic data has revealed several distinct electric eel species living throughout South America, including the most shocking eel (and animal) discovered yet. Read more...

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

Daily Mail - Tue 10 Sep 19

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.

New species of eel delivers highest voltage of any living creature

Newswise - Tue 10 Sep 19

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

Electric eel produces highest voltage discharge of any known animal

ScienceDaily - Tue 10 Sep 19

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 ...

Smithsonian scientists triple number of known electric eel species

Eurekalert - Tue 10 Sep 19

(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 ...