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The electrical eel, or, Gymnotus electricus

inscribed to the honourable members of the R***l S*****y

by James Perry

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Published by Printed for J. Bew in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satire,
  • Poetry,
  • Royal Society (Great Britain),
  • Bawdy poetry,
  • Verse satire,
  • Electric eel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Adam Strong, naturalist [pseud]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 unnumbered pages, iii, 1 unnumbered page, 23 pages, 1 unnumbered page ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26499393M

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . X. Experiments and observations on the gymnotus electricus, or electric eel. Hugh Williamson. Google Scholar. Find this author on PubMed. Search for more papers by this author. Hugh Williamson. Google Scholar. Find this author on PubMed. Search for more papers by this author.

    Aside from the electric eel (Electrophorus electricus), Gymnotiformes are slender fish with narrow bodies and tapering tails, hence the common name of "knifefishes".Class: Actinopterygii. Electric eels can generate an electrical charge of up to volts in order to stun prey and keep predators at bay. Despite their serpentine appearance, electric eels are not actually eels. Their.

      Electric eel (Electrophorus electricus) is the most infamous electric fish. It can grow up to m ( ft) in length and 20 kg (44 pounds) in weight. It inhabits the Amazon and Orinoco basins Author: Stefan Anitei. Electric Eel by algeographic: Electrophorus electricius is a fish, not an eel. "Their bodies contain electric organs with about 6, specialized cells called electrocytes that store power like tiny batteries pins.


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The electrical eel, or, Gymnotus electricus by James Perry Download PDF EPUB FB2

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press.

In its determination to preserve the century of revolution The Electrical Eel: Or, Gymnotus Electricus. MLA Format. Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Gymnotus Electricus, The Electric-Eel." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Get this from a library. The electrical eel, or, Gymnotus electricus: Gymnotus electricus book to the honourable members of the R***l S*****y. [James Perry]. An elegy on the lamented death of the electrical Gymnotus electricus book, or gymnotus electricus: with the lapidary inscription, as placed on a superb erection, at the expence of the Countess of H, and Chevalier-Madame d'Eon de BeaumontPages: The so-called electric eel is NOT an eel but a naked-backed knifefish that lives in fresh water and needs to surface every 10 minutes to breath.

Originally named the Gymnotus electricus in by Carl Linnaeus, it became the Electrophorus electricus in and was considered to be the sole Gymnotus electricus book of electric eels that are found only in South. Electric eel (Gymnotus electricus). - NYPL Digital Collections One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library.

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‘The electrical eel, or, gymnotus electricus’ tells the story of Eve’s seduction by the serpent in the Garden of Eden. The poem’s ribald sexualisation of the eel is none too subtle: The Gymnotus electricus was a staple in the 18th-century craze for electrical demonstrations, but natural electricity was by no means the only : Ruth Garde.

'Gymnotus Electricus: Electrical Eel'. An electric eel, curled around into a 'U' shape with its head and tail to the left of the image. Hand-coloured intaglio print on paper.

Published by F. Nodder & Co., London, [NL., fr. gymno s naked + nw^tos the back: cf. gymnote.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of South American fresh water fishes, including the {Gymnotus electricus}, or electric eel.

It has a greenish, eel&#. 1. The electric eel Electrophorus electricus is an obligate air breather. Its mouth is structurally adapted for air breathing by an extensively diverticulated and richly vascularized oral mucosa. Air is regularly taken into the mouth and later expelled at the opercular openings.

The present investigation concerns the respiratory properties of blood, the dynamics of gas Cited by: Taxonomy. x; UniProtKB. Protein knowledgebase.

UniParc. Sequence archive. Help. Help pages, FAQs, UniProtKB manual, documents, news archive and Biocuration projects. Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties.

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The Electrical Eel: or, Gymnotus Electricus. London: J. Bew, (Some leaves repaired, the last extensively). FIRST EDITION of this scarce satricial poem on the amours of the aristocracy.

[Bound with 3 other tracts:] LOVEJOY, Lucretia (pseud.). An Elegy on the Lamented Death of the Electrical Eel, or Gymnotus Electricus.

London: Fielding and. Untersuchungen am Zitteraal: gymnotus electricus / Related Titles. Series: Museum of Comparative Zoology--Biodiversity Heritage Library digitization project.

Sachs, Karl, Du Bois-Reymond, Emil Heinrich, Fritsch, Gustav, Type. Book Material. Published material. Tank compatibility. Electric Eel compatibility varies between fish. Some are happy to allow tank mates in the tank, whilst others will kill them and must be kept in a species only tank.

If kept with fish they should be large fish which would not be at risk of being eaten. Adding tank mates should be done with suitable care and consideration. The electric eel (Electrophorus electricus), which is found in South American tropical regions, has the ability to produce powerful electric low intensity charges emitted by the eel range from 5 to 10 V.

The higher intensity charges vary by the size of the eel. Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 9 — Electric Eel ​ ELECTRIC EEL (Gymnotus electricus), a member of the family of fishes known as Gymnotidae. In spite of their external similarity the Gymnotidae have nothing to do with the eels (Anguilla).

The electric eel was described as Electrophorus electricus in by Linnaeus but in eighteenth-century Britain was more regularly known as Gymnotus electricus. In contemporary taxonomy the electric eel is either placed within the order Gymnotiformes (South American knifefishes) as part of the Gymnotidae family or as a separate family Cited by: 3.

ELECTRIC EEL (Gymnotus electricus), a member of the family of fishes known as Gymnotidae. In spite of their external similarity the Gymnotidae have nothing to do with the eels (Anguilla). Electric Eel – Old Book Illustrations Illustration showing an Electric eel, a species of fish capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense.

Illustration showing an Electric eel, a species of fish capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. Males construct foam nests and guard the growing larvae until mid-January when the first seasonal rains flood the breeding area, causing the about 10 cm long young eels to disperse (Ref.

).Males outnumber females () and are considerably larger than females (Ref. ).There are three successive batches of eggs deposited in a spawning period.The electric eel (Electrophorus electricus) is an electric fish, and the only species in its genus.

It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks of up to volts, which it uses for hunting and self-defense. It is an apex predator in its South American range. Despite its name, it is not an eel, but rather a knifefish.

A single species of electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, has been described. Here, de Santana et al. show that there are three major lineages of Electrophorus distributed across Greater Cited by: 1.