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How much electricity does an electric eel produces?

Electric eels are long and slender eel-like fishes which thrives in the fresh waters of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers and other bodies of fresh water in South America.  It is well known for its' ability to generate electricity hence it's name.

The electric eel can generate up to 500 volts which is enough to electrocute humans and animals as large as horses. It uses its electric energy, produced by the Hunter's organ and the Sachs organ, to hunt for prey and as a self-defense mechanism against predators.

Despite its name, it is not an eel at all, but a fish related to the carp and catfish.

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