slime eels


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Related to slime eels: Myxini
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Noun1.slime eels - eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentaclesslime 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
agnathan, jawless fish, jawless vertebrate - eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes and some extinct forms
family Myxinidae, Myxinidae - slime-producing marine animals: hagfishes
Myxine glutinosa - typical hagfish
eptatretus - a fossil hagfish of the genus Eptatretus
Myxinikela siroka - fossil hagfish of the Pennsylvanian period (c. 300 million years ago) that resembled modern hagfishes