WoRMS taxon details

Myxine glutinosa Linnaeus, 1758

101170  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101170)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 650 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Western Atlantic from Greenland to New York  
Distribution Western Atlantic from Greenland to New York [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Myxine glutinosa Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101170 on 2019-10-19
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 650 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces - Agnatha, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 358 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bigelow, H. B.; Schroeder, W. C. (1953). Sawfishes, guitarfishes, skates and rays, and chimaeroids. <em>Fishes of the western North Atlantic. Memoir Sears Foundation for Marine Research. Yale University, New Haven.</em> 1: 1-588., available online at https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvbcd0f3.5 [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. <i>J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A)</i>: 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 650 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Dead and dying fishes and invertebrates  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic from Greenland to New York [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 40- 1200m over muddy bottoms. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Scientific- Medical and physiological research (Has 3 hearts, 1 without nerves) [details]

Predators Cod, white hake, halibut, cusk [details]

Reproduction Spawns throughout the year; eggs are large and few in number [details]
 

LanguageName 
Breton suzon  [details]
Danish slimål  [details]
Dutch slijmprik  [details]
English hagfishAtlantic hagfish  [details]
French myxine du nordmyxine  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål slimål  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk slimål  [details]
Swedish pirål  [details]
Welsh safngrwn  [details]
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