Deep Look

How Do Sharks and Rays Use Electricity to Find Hidden Prey?

Season 2 Episode 5 | 3m 50s

When it comes to spotting prey, sharks and rays have a secret sense beyond sight and smell. Tiny goo-filled organs called Ampullae of Lorenzini detect the invisible electric fields produced by all living creatures.

Aired: 04/17/16

Rating: NR

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