SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=2) AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Myxininae') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Myxinidae Hagfishes
Subfamily: Myxininae


(See list of species below)



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Photo by Delpiani, M.S.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 65.9 cm TL
Myxine affinis Günther, 1870

Photo by Delpiani, M.S.
 
Myxine affinis
[Patagonian hagfish]

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Myxine australis Jenyns, 1842

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.
 
Myxine australis
[]

Photo by Le Noury, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Myxine capensis Regan, 1913

Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Myxine capensis
[Cape hagfish]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Myxine circifrons
[Whiteface hagfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 57 cm TL

 
Myxine debueni
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 49 cm TL

 
Myxine dorsum
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 84.6 cm TL

 
Myxine fernholmi
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 76.8 cm TL

 
Myxine formosana
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 54 cm TL

 
Myxine garmani
[]

Photo by Flescher, D.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Myxine glutinosa Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Myxine glutinosa
[Atlantic hagfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 52.2 cm TL

 
Myxine hubbsi
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 82.6 cm TL

 
Myxine hubbsoides
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 57 cm TL

 
Myxine ios
[White-headed hagfish]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 49.8 cm TL
Myxine jespersenae Møller, Feld, Poulsen, Thomsen & Thormar, 2005

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Myxine jespersenae
[Jespersen's hagfish]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 56.5 cm TL

 
Myxine knappi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL

 
Myxine kuoi
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Myxine limosa Girard, 1859

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Myxine limosa
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 28.6 cm TL

 
Myxine mccoskeri
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 47 cm TL

 
Myxine mcmillanae
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL

 
Myxine paucidens
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 18.3 cm TL

 
Myxine pequenoi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 54 cm TL

 
Myxine robinsorum
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Myxine sotoi Mincarone, 2001

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Myxine sotoi
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 61.4 cm TL

 
Nemamyxine elongata
[]

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Nemamyxine kreffti McMillan & Wisner, 1982

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.
 
Nemamyxine kreffti
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 41.2 cm TL

 
Neomyxine biniplicata
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 64.8 cm TL

 
Neomyxine caesiovitta
[Blueband hagfish]

Photo by Gosztonyi, A.E.

Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 57.5 cm TL
Notomyxine tridentiger (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Gosztonyi, A.E.
 
Notomyxine tridentiger
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Myxine affinis Patagonian hagfish Southwest Atlantic 65.9 TL 1870
Myxine australis Southern Ocean 60 TL 1842
Myxine capensis Cape hagfish Southeast Atlantic 40 TL 1913
Myxine circifrons Whiteface hagfish Eastern Pacific 65 TL 1899
Myxine debueni Southeast Pacific 57 TL 1995
Myxine dorsum Southwest Atlantic 49 TL 1995
Myxine fernholmi Southeast Pacific and Sou 84.6 TL 1995
Myxine formosana Western Pacific 76.8 TL 2001
Myxine garmani Northwest Pacific 54 TL 1901
Myxine glutinosa Atlantic hagfish North Atlantic 80 TL 1758
Myxine hubbsi Southeast Pacific 52.2 TL 1995
Myxine hubbsoides Southeast Pacific 82.6 TL 1995
Myxine ios White-headed hagfish Eastern Atlantic 57 TL 1981
Myxine jespersenae Jespersen's hagfish North Atlantic 49.8 TL 2005
Myxine knappi Southwest Atlantic 56.5 TL 1995
Myxine kuoi Northwest Pacific 41 TL 2002
Myxine limosa Western Atlantic 51 TL 1859
Myxine mccoskeri Western Central Atlantic 28.6 TL 1995
Myxine mcmillanae Western Central Atlantic 47 TL 1991
Myxine paucidens Northwest Pacific 30.5 TL 1913
Myxine pequenoi Southeast Pacific 18.3 TL 1995
Myxine robinsorum Western Central Atlantic 54 TL 1995
Myxine sotoi Southwest Atlantic 52 TL 2001
Nemamyxine elongata Southwest Pacific 61.4 TL 1958
Nemamyxine kreffti Southwest Atlantic 40 TL 1982
Neomyxine biniplicata Southwest Pacific 41.2 TL 1951
Neomyxine caesiovitta Blueband hagfish Western Pacific 64.8 TL 2015
Notomyxine tridentiger Southeast Pacific and Sou 57.5 TL 1899



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