What is another word for hagfish?

Pronunciation: [hˈaɡfɪʃ] (IPA)

Hagfish are elongated, eel-like marine creatures that are known for their slimy and gooey bodies. These creatures belong to the class Myxini, and they are often referred to as slime eels. Other synonyms for hagfish include blind eels and slime hags. They are found in deep sea waters around the world, and they are known for their scavenging habits. Hagfish are important creatures in marine food webs, and they play a vital role in the ecosystem. Despite their unsightly appearance, hagfish are fascinating creatures that are still being studied by scientists today.

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What are the hyponyms for Hagfish?

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Famous quotes with Hagfish

  • Despite declining catches, New England fishermen continue to receive state and federal tax incentives that encourage them — in some cases all but compel them — to acquire bigger boats and to harvest the seas more intensively. Today the fishermen of Massachusetts are reduced to fishing the hideous hagfish, for which there is a slight market in the Far East, but even their numbers are now falling.
    Bill Bryson

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