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(Science: zoology) An elongated fish of many genera and species. The common eels of Europe and America belong to the genus Anguilla. The electrical eel is a species of gymnotus. The so called vinegar eel is a minute nematode worm. See Conger eel, electric eel, and gymnotus.

Origin: as. L; akin to D, g, & dan. Aal, Icel. All, Sw. Al.

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Working on some creatures for post-apocalyptic future

... Now I think fire breathing isnt out of the question. A lot of animals produce tons of methane, now if you mix that with some electric eel ability you would have lots and lots of fireballs.

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by david23
Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:11 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Working on some creatures for post-apocalyptic future
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What are the 'holes' in this scenario?

... population (a simple, fishing/agrarian culture) w/ human diseases (no immunity), & the few surviving natives give tasty but pathogen-infested eel eggs to the humans, in hopes of killing them off. (The pathogen could be a parasite, or an algae, or... ) They do it this way to get the pathogen ...

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by fuddy
Sat Apr 28, 2007 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are the 'holes' in this scenario?
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The Fiber Disease

... a million documents on that lake in Michigan.,...bad, bad, bad, and did you see Sytemics hyperlink on snail parasites.....it talked of it being eel larvae.....I remember posting about eels (or something like that on LB back in May) skytroll, you said: What does everyone with Morgellons have ...

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by London
Mon Sep 11, 2006 7:29 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Favorites Animal

i still think thoses hellish looking things that live down in the twilight zone are really cool. angler fish! gulper eel! yeah!

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by amoebapower
Thu Jan 05, 2006 9:46 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Favorites Animal
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... in which 2 pairs of chromosoms fused to result one. About that fern, you will find that are organisms with far more chromosomes than that. An eel has 150. A plant named snake's tongues has 2n=1246

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by MrMistery
Fri Dec 09, 2005 7:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Monkeys??!
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