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Atlantic Hagfish (Myxine glutinosa)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Myxini
Order: Myxiniformes
Family: Myxinidae
Genus: Myxine
Linnaeus, 1758

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Myxine is a genus of hagfish.[1]


  • Myxine affinis Günther, 1870 (Patagonian hagfish)
  • Myxine australis Jenyns, 1842 (Southern hagfish)
  • Myxine capensis Regan, 1913 (Cape hagfish)
  • Myxine circifrons Garman, 1899 (Whiteface hagfish)
  • Myxine debueni Wisner & C. B. McMillan, 1995
  • Myxine dorsum Wisner & C. B. McMillan, 1995
  • Myxine fernholmi Wisner & C. B. McMillan, 1995
  • Myxine formosana H. K. Mok & C. H. Kuo, 2001
  • Myxine garmani D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1901
  • Myxine glutinosa Linnaeus, 1758 (Atlantic hagfish)
  • Myxine hubbsi Wisner & C. B. McMillan, 1995
  • Myxine hubbsoides Wisner & C. B. McMillan, 1995
  • Myxine ios Fernholm, 1981 (White-headed hagfish)
  • Myxine jespersenae Møller, Feld, I. H. Poulsen, Thomsen & Thormar, 2005 (Jespersen's hagfish)
  • Myxine knappi Wisner & C. B. McMillan, 1995)
  • Myxine kuoi H. K. Mok, 2002
  • Myxine limosa Girard, 1859
  • Myxine mccoskeri Wisner & C. B. McMillan, 1995
  • Myxine mcmillanae Hensley, 1991
  • Myxine paucidens Regan, 1913
  • Myxine pequenoi Wisner & C. B. McMillan, 1995
  • Myxine robinsorum Wisner & C. B. McMillan, 1995
  • Myxine sotoi Mincarone, 2001


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