The New Zealand hagfish, or Broadgilled Hagfish, , is a hagfish of the genus Eptatretus, found in south and east Australia, and around New Zealand, at depths of between 40 and 700 metres.

The Hagfish lives in the bathydemersal, non-migratory, marine, depth range 40 - 700 m environment.

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Pacific hagfish resting on bottom 280 m depth off Oregon coast Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata (unranked): Craniata More

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Hagfish are marine craniates of the class Myxini, also known as Hyperotreti. Myxini is the only class in the clade Craniata that does not also belong to the subphylum Vertebrata ... More

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used to think the hagfish looked primitive as a result of the loss of characteristics often associated with being a parasite. Now common belief is that hagfish just haven't needed to change for the last couple of hundred million years. More

Like the other jawless fishes, the lampreys, hagfish retain the notochord, a supporting structure found in higher vertebrates only in the embryo, throughout life. They lack a sympathetic nervous system, a spleen, and scales. Hagfish, or hags, spend much time embedded in muddy bottoms. More

The weird and wonderful hagfish has managed to capture the interest of scientists since the 1700s but we still know very little about this animal. The hagfish was scientifically described in 1753 by one of the disciples of Carl von Linné, a Swede named Per Kalm. More

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hagfish Hagfish are among the many curious organisms living in the deep oceanic benthos. At first glance, the hagfish's dark, quiet environment appears extremely stable and unchanging - even quite dull. It's not always so still, though. More

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Hagfish live in burrows on the seafloor and locate their food by smelling and feeling as they swim. They prey on small invertebrates living in the mud, as well as scavenging dead and dying fish. More

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The Atlantic hagfish or “slime eel”, Myxine glutinosa, is found in deep, cold waters to depths of at least 1100 m. In the western north Atlantic, hagfish are distributed from Davis Straits, Greenland to the continental slope waters off of Florida. More

Hagfish is the common name for the marine craniates (animals with skulls) of the class (or subphylum) Myxini, characterized by a scaleless, eel-like body that lacks both paired fins and vertebrae, but does have a cranium. More

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Hagfish are long, slender and pinkish, and are best known for the large quantities of sticky slime which they produce. Hagfish have three accessory hearts, no cerebrum or cerebellum, no jaws or stomach, and will "sneeze" when their nostrils clog with their own slime. More

The hagfishes are renowned for their ability to produce vast quantities of slime when provoked. More

Common names

Broadgilled hagfish in English
Hagfish in English
Napia in Maori (te reo Māori)
New Zealand hagfish in English
Pasliznatka Banksova in Czech (česky)
新西兰粘盲鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
新西蘭粘盲鰻 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Myxiniformes
Family : Myxinidae
Genus : Eptatretus
Species : Eptatretus cirrhatus
Authority : Forster, 1801