Electrophorus electricus (Electric Eel) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family nakedback knifefishes. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Neotropics. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 250 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (paternal care). They rely on swimming and anal fin swimming to move around.
EOL has data for 27 attributes, including: