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Image ID: 29433
Common Name: Hagfish
Scientific Name: Eptatretus cirrhatus
Location: Fiordland, New Zealand
Description: The hagfish, deep-sea scavenger extroardinaire. Among other things it can tie itself in knots and secretes a bucketload of thick mucus in just a few seconds.
Keywords: Hagfish, Eptatretus cirrhatus, scavenger, New Zealand, mucus, slimy, flexible, Agnatha, Myxiniformes, Myxinidae, fish
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