Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Agnatha > Class Myxini > Order Myxiniformes > Family Myxinidae > Subfamily Myxininae > Genus Myxine

Myxine glutinosa Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MyxineLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): slimål sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: slimål sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: slijmprik sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: Atlantic hagfish; hagfish sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);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
 English-United States: Hagfish sources: Charles Hussey
 French: myxine; myxine du nord sources: Louisy P., 2002 - Guide d'identification des poissons marins - Europe et Méditerranée, Ulmer ed, 430 p;Nozères C., Archambault D., Chouinard P.-M., Gauthier J., Miller R., Parent E., Schwab P., Savard L., and Dutil J.-D. 2010. Identification guide for marine fishes of the estuary and northern Gulf of St. Lawrence and sampling protocols used during trawl surveys between 2004 and 2008. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2866: xi + 243 p
 Norwegian Bokmål: slimål
 Norwegian Nynorsk: slimål
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): slimål sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: pirål sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: safngrwn

Literature

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.

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

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.

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

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2011). Myxine glutinosa Linnaeus, 1758. In: Nicolas Bailly (2011). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101170

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2008-01-15 by Nicolas Bailly

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