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Noun1.Myxinidae - slime-producing marine animals: hagfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Cyclostomata, order Cyclostomata - primitive jawless aquatic vertebrate: lampreys; hagfishes
hagfish, slime eels, hag - eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacles; feeds on dead or trapped fishes by boring into their bodies
genus Myxine, Myxine - type genus of the Myxinidae (typical hagfishes)
genus Eptatretus - a genus of fossil fish of the family Myxinidae
genus Myxinikela, Myxinikela - fossil hagfishes
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Seals in Oregon consumed 6 families of non-teleost prey, including Myxinidae, Octopodidae, Rajidae, Loliginidae, Cancridae, and Crangonidae.
of the class Agnatha, family Myxinidae, are among the most primitive and unique of fishes.