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Noun: electrolocation
  1. The use of electroreception to locate surrounding objects.
    "Sharks and rays (members of the subclass Elasmobranchii), such as the lemon shark, rely heavily on electrolocation in the final stages of their attacks, as can be demonstrated by the robust feeding response elicited by electric fields similar to those of their prey."

Type of: sense of direction

Encyclopedia: Electrolocation