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Possibly not the best accessory for a relatively small fish in a big, bad sea with sharks in...
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They only reach about 25 cm (10 in) long, so it's a good idea to be wary of any big predators that might be lurking in their warm, Pacific waters between the Gulf of California and Ecuador.
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And wary they most certainly are. Bullseye Electric Rays spend the daylight hours doing approximately nothing at all. Come nightfall, they spring into action.
Except they don't really spring at all. They prefer to keep a low profile so they sort of creep into action. And they really do creep, or maybe skulk, using their fins to cautiously hop over the seabed.
But no matter what the shade of brown or the number of spots they may or may not have, there's one thing they all share. Yup, you guessed it...