WoRMS taxon details

Myxine glutinosa Linnaeus, 1758

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
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. (2018). FishBase. Myxine glutinosa Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101170 on 2018-09-18
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License


original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 650 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces - Agnatha, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 358 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bigelow, H.B. and W.C. Schroeder. 1953. Sawfishes, guitarfishes, skates and rays, and chimaeroids. In Fishes of the western North Atlantic. Memoir Sears Foundation for Marine Research 1(2). Yale University, New Haven. 588 p. [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. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 650 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

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

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