Newly discovered species of electric eel can produce most powerful electric shock of any animal  ABC News

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

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

Newly discovered species of electric eel can produce most powerful electric shock of any animal - Science News - ABC News

DNA research has revealed two entirely new species of electric eel in the Amazon basin, including one capable of delivering a record-breaking jolt.DNA research has revealed two entirely new species of electric eel in the Amazon basin, including one capable of delivering a record-breaking jolt.

Ultra-powerful electric eels discovered in Amazon basin | CTV News

“The electric eel is actually three separate species! They last shared a common ancestor 7 million years ago, so they started to diverge before brown bears & polar bears, lions & tigers, and humans & chimps. https://t.co/UucTQNpEj1”

Ed Yong on Twitter: "The electric eel is actually three separate species! They last shared a common ancestor 7 million years ago, so they started to diverge before brown bears & polar bears, lions & tigers, and humans & chimps. https://t.co/UucTQNpEj1"

“It took DNA research and collecting more than 100 samples over half a dozen years bu tresearchers have uncovered two entirely new electric eels species in the Amazon, including one that can deliver 860 volt shocks: https://t.co/KhpzOIb77w”

Sara Hussein on Twitter: "It took DNA research and collecting more than 100 samples over half a dozen years bu tresearchers have uncovered two entirely new electric eels species in the Amazon, including one that can deliver 860 volt shocks: https://t.co/KhpzOIb77w"

“Electric Eel: Zap zap zap. Amish Eel: Repent heathen. Regular Eel: Both of y'all are weird.”

Keaton Patti on Twitter: "Electric Eel: Zap zap zap. Amish Eel: Repent heathen. Regular Eel: Both of y'all are weird."

“Shocking news: Electric eels, like the newly discovered species that generates a bracing 860 volts, are not actually eels. (They're a type of knifefish.) https://t.co/8XJ27np4KU”

Adam Pasick on Twitter: "Shocking news: Electric eels, like the newly discovered species that generates a bracing 860 volts, are not actually eels. (They're a type of knifefish.) https://t.co/8XJ27np4KU"

I’m shocked, shocked, I tell you.I’m shocked, shocked, I tell you.

The Iconic Electric Eel Is Actually Three Species - The Atlantic

TOKYO, Sept 11 ― Call it a shock discovery: DNA research has revealed two entirely new species of electric eel in the Amazon basin, including one capable of delivering a record-breaking jolt. The findings are evidence, researchers say, of the incredible diversity in the Amazon rainforest -―...TOKYO, Sept 11 ― Call it a shock discovery: DNA research has revealed two entirely new species of electric eel in the Amazon basin, including one capable of delivering a record-breaking jolt. The findings are evidence, researchers say, of the incredible diversity in the Amazon rainforest -―...

A shocking find: New high-voltage electric eels revealed | Life | Malay Mail

Eight hundred and sixty–volt zap is enough to stop a human heartEight hundred and sixty–volt zap is enough to stop a human heart

Newly discovered eel delivers the strongest electric jolt on record | Science | AAAS

Researchers say new findings illustrate why it is so important to protect a habitat at risk from deforestation, logging and firesResearchers say new findings illustrate why it is so important to protect a habitat at risk from deforestation, logging and fires

Shock discovery: High-voltage electric eels found in Amazon - The National

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

Newly Described Electric Eel Has Strongest Voltage Yet Measured | The Scientist Magazine®

In what must be a contender for the year’s most shocking finding, scientists have identified the world’s most powerful species of electric eel.The newly discovered Electrophorus voltai is capable of generating 860 volts — enough to stun an adult human.Its discovery in the jungle highlands of northIn what must be a contender for the year’s most shocking finding, scientists have identified the world’s most powerful species of electric eel. The newly discovered Electrophorus voltai is capable...

Fearsome electric eel is stunning discovery | News | The Times

A new species of eel which generates more electricity than any other living creature has been discovered in the Amazon.A new species of eel which generates more electricity than any other living creature has been discovered in the Amazon.

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.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.

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

E. voltai is capable of delivering a jolt of 860 volts, more than the 650 volts previously recorded from electric eels.E. voltai is capable of delivering a jolt of 860 volts, more than the 650 volts previously recorded from electric eels.

Reseachers discover two new electric eel species swiming in the Amazon basin- Technology News, Firstpost

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

Shock me: 200% increase in electric eel species | Cosmos