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What does an electric eel tweet about? Mostly puns.

On Dec. 15, the Tennessee Aquarium's newly installed Amazonian electric eel, Miguel Wattson -- get it, Watts-on? -- registered an account on Twitter that automatically posts messages whenever probes in his tank detect a strong-enough electrical discharge from him.
posted by sciatrix on May 5, 2015 - 14 comments

That's a moray!

Friendship under the sea (SLYT)
posted by overeducated_alligator on Nov 5, 2014 - 18 comments

Do not go slippery into that good night

Swedes are mourning the death of Åle, the world's oldest European eel, who was found dead on Friday at age 155.
posted by argonauta on Aug 9, 2014 - 49 comments

"He needs to be a Youtube star."

Oliver the green moray eel loves to be petted. With small children, a fish popsicle, and commentary about barracudas. (SLYT) [more inside]
posted by casarkos on Jun 13, 2013 - 35 comments

Slip Sliding Away

The Englishman and the eel is a photo essay of 93 images (thumbnails here; 2 pages) and article by London photographer Stuart Freedman that "attempts to look at (amongst other things) the significance and the decline of the eel and its fading from the changing London consciousness" with snapshots of "those palaces of Cockney culture, the Pie and Mash shops." [more inside]
posted by taz on Feb 24, 2013 - 30 comments

Eel slap.

Eel slap.
posted by slater on Oct 4, 2009 - 70 comments

When a fish makes you shout and freak the fuck out, that's a moray.

You know how the exomorphs in Alien had a second jaw that reached out and bit you while they were biting you with their regular jaws? Moray eels have that. Just thought you should know. [more inside]
posted by agentofselection on Feb 22, 2008 - 80 comments


The hagfish (YouTube) is also known as the slime eel. It can also tie itself in a knot. Designer eel skin.
posted by nickyskye on Apr 25, 2007 - 31 comments

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