Eptatretus lopheliae

The Eptatretus lopheliae lives in the benthopelagic, marine, depth range 382 - 700 m environment.

Eptatretus lopheliae, new species, is described from three specimens caught at 430-442 m depth in cold-water coral habitat off the southeastern United States. More

Eptatretus lopheliae is a small hagfish species observed, videotaped, and caught in close association with Lophelia pertusa reef habitat. THE hagfish family Myxinidae is composed of two subfamilies, ... More

Eptatretus lopheliae (Myxinidae) is described from specimens collected by submersible off the coast of North Carolina. Thus it holds perhaps a rare distinction among the new fish species described here as having observations and descriptions of in situ behavior and natural history. More

Order : Myxiniformes
Family : Myxinidae
Genus : Eptatretus
Species : Eptatretus lopheliae
Authority : Fernholm & Quattrini, 2008