Myxine circifrons Garman, 1899
Whiteface hagfish
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Family:  Myxinidae (Hagfishes), subfamily: Myxininae
Max. size:  65 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 700 - 1860 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: off southern California, USA. Also Peru (Ref. 5530) and Chile (Ref. 27540).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 November 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 12.08.93
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 27.09.99
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 24.01.94

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