Enzyme activities in the Atlantic hagfish, Myxine glutinosa
: changes with captivity and food deprivation.
Systemic infusion of ANGII acutely increases blood pressure in the Atlantic hagfish (Myxine glutinosa
) (Carroll & Opdyke 1982), spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) (Carroll & Opdyke 1982), trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) (Lancien et al.
The slackness is more visible in examples of Eptatretus stoutii and less so in the skins of Myxine glutinosa
, and while this might imply some diversity in skin tautness across hagfish species, the skins of all hagfish are substantially decoupled from the body core (A.
Atsuko Negishi, a researcher in Fudge's lab, collected buckets of slime from Atlantic hagfish (Myxine glutinosa
The Atlantic hagfish (Myxine glutinosa
) is actually an eel-shaped invertebrate that scavenges animal corpses in the deep ocean.
The oral cavity, the 'jaws' and the horny teeth of Myxine glutinosa
. In A.
The species we'll miss is Myxine glutinosa
, or the hagfish, which scavenges the ocean bottom for carrion.
Cloning of aquaporin le gene homologues in the dogfish shark (Squalus acanthias) and hagfish (Myxine glutinosa
The most commonly found prey species, in order of abundance, were: 1) Madeira lanternfish (Ceratoscopelus maderensis), 3876 individuals, all but one from a single stomach; 2) silver hake (Merluccius bilinearis), 945 individuals from 22 stomachs; 3) sand lance (Ammodytes spp.), 271 individuals from a single stranded dolphin; 4) spoonarm octopus (Bathypolypus bairdii), 212 individuals from 14 stomachs; 5) haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus), 107 individuals from eight stomachs; 6) Atlantic hagfish (Myxine glutinosa
), 105 individuals from 17 stomachs; and 7) red hake (Urophycis chuss), 103 individuals from 14 stomachs.
Although many species of the dominant hagfish genus Eptatretus coil, coiling does not appear to occur in one well-studied species of the other common genus, Myxine glutinosa
Gonadal development has been studied histologically in Myxine glutinosa
, Eptatretus stouti, and E.