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Electric Fish MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Electric Fish
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.493.378
Unique ID
D004555
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004555
Annotation
do not confuse with EEL, ELECTRIC see ELECTROPHORUS
Scope Note
Fishes which generate an electric discharge. The voltage of the discharge varies from weak to strong in various groups of fish. The ELECTRIC ORGAN and electroplax are of prime interest in this group. They occur in more than one family.
Entry Term(s)
Elephantfish
Elephantfishes
Mormyrid
Mormyridae
Related Numbers
txid31092
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/15
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Electric Fish Preferred
Mormyrid Narrower
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