Astonishing Sea habitat – Electric Eel Fish

Eel_Fish1Electric eels are one of the 500 types of fish that are capable of producing electricity. Here are some of the interesting facts about the Eel fish.

• These astonishing and peculiar fish live in shallow, muddy areas of Amazon and Orinoco rivers in South America.

• The Electricity-producing organ takes 80% of its whole body. It uses this organ to prevent from predators and use it as a defensive organ.

• An eel fish of 20 foot long can generate electricity that is enough to light 12 light bulbs.

• Electric eel lives around 15 years in the wild and up to 22 years in captivity.