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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 - 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.
Branchiostoma caribeum (Pisces: Myxinidae) en las costas del Caribe colombiano.
Hagfishes (Myxinidae) often integrate whole-body knotting movements with jawless biting motions when reducing large marine carcasses to ingestible items.
Hagfish, Eptatretus spp., of the class Agnatha, family Myxinidae, are among the most primitive and unique of fishes.
Phylogenetic position of Eptatretus chinensis (Myxinidae: Myxiniformes) inferred by I 6S rRNA gene sequence and morphology.
The dorsal nasal sinus papillae have proved to be specific and useful for resolving taxonomic problems in Myxinidae (Mok, 2001; Moller et al., 2005).
Fine structure of spermiogenesis in eastern Pacific species of hagfish (Myxinidae).