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Noun1.eptatretus - a fossil hagfish of the genus Eptatretuseptatretus - a fossil hagfish of the genus Eptatretus
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 Eptatretus - a genus of fossil fish of the family Myxinidae
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The black hagfish, Eptatretus deani, from British Columbia.
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.
Ontogeny of the head of the Pacific hagfish (Eptatretus stouti, Myxinoidea): development of the lateral line system.
In 2005, pilot Bruce Strickrott captured an eel-like hagfish with a suction sampler: Eptatretus strickrotti.
Fisheries worldwide directly profit from the harvesting of hagfish, such as Myxine garmani (Vulnerable) and Eptatretus burgeri (Near Threatened) for leather and food.
Tambien, Costa-Neto (1999) senala que diversos compuestos extraidos de peces se usan en la medicina moderna; por ejemplo, un estimulante cardiaco a partir de Eptatretus stoutii, antitumorales de Dasyatis sabina y analgesicos de Taricha sp.
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An Aqp4 homolog was initially isolated from the Atlantic hagfish (Myxine glutinosa, Linnaeus, 1758; Cutler, 2006a, 2007b), but was subsequently isolated from the Pacific hagfish (Eptatretus stoutii Lockington, 1878); this gene was studied much more extensively (Nishimoto et al., 2007).
Hagfishes (Eptatretus spp.), thornyheads (Sebastolobus spp.), and young-of-the-year (YOY) rockfishes (Sebastes spp.) were included as taxonomic groups in our analyses.