A Shocking Fish Tale Surprises Evolutionary Biologists

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The electric eel's powerful ability to deliver deadly shocks — up to 600 volts — makes it the most famous electric fish, but hundreds of other species produce weaker electric fields. Now, a new genetic study of electric fish has revealed the surprising way they got electrified.

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Source: NPR Science - ingested into KQED