electric eel

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Synonyms for electric eel

eel-shaped freshwater fish of South America having electric organs in its body

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Catania has tussled with eels using what he calls his electric eel chew toy--an electrode-fitted dead fish on a stick--to measure current.
There are loads of alligators and electric eels and other things that eat you in the river.
Children will get to see hundreds of species of marine life, including giant octopuses, electric eels, rays, sharks, and reef dwellers at the Baltimore National Aquarium, watch the dolphins in action at the Dolphin Amphitheater and also visit the ESPN-run indoor entertainment hub where they can choose from over 100 sports-themed games and attractions spread over 10,000 square feet.
Since setting off in April last year, he has encountered venomous snakes, floods, electric eels and piranhas, and had to navigate swamps and wade through water up to his neck.
Electric eels are not true eels, but long-tailed knifefish.
The group flew from Georgetown, on the nation's northern coast, three hours south to the Acarai Mountains, where they met guides from the indigenous Wai-wai tribe and traveled on foot and by canoes cut from tree logs along the jungle rivers loaded with piranha, snakes, electric eels and alligators.
In The Electric Eels (the name of the fictional band), lead character Ricky, having had a single hit in the 1980s, is now running discos at night and living with his younger girlfriend, Joanne (Claire Keelan), and daughter Kelisha when an old band member, Richard (Dave Fishley), comes calling.
And, if you want even more of a thrill, the aquarium is also home to many other of nature's scariest creatures including electric eels, poisonous frogs and piranhas.
And, new for 2006, explore AmaZonia, home to deadly predators such as razor-toothed piranhas, electric eels and poison dart frogs.
The tropical facelift to the otter enclosure will help it blend in with a new Amazonian feature launching next month, featuring razor-toothed piranhas, electric eels and poison dart frogs.
in the ocean and on the land, even the smallest of them and the magical things that they are, the fireflies and the electric eels.
Other perils they must contend with include pirates who are also after the Hyperion and deadly high-altitude creatures that are like a cross between squids and electric eels.
sharks 71% electric eels 15% jellyfish 9% sea urchins 5% Which are you most scared of?
Advertising watchdogs condemned the campaign, based on the idea of electric eels in the water supply, as too scary for children and KP was forced to move it to postwatershed slots.
He claims Marlon Brando tried to power his home with electric eels, slippery fellow.