hagfish

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Related to hagfishes: chimaeras, Ostracoderms
  • noun

Synonyms for hagfish

eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacles

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It comes from long, skinny sea animals called hagfishes.
I: Introduction, mollusks, crustaceans, hagfishes, sharks, batoid fishes and chimaeras.
Physiological Specializations of Different Fish Groups: Hagfishes and Lamprey Sturgeon Bony Fishes Air-Breathing Fishes Pelagic Fishes Fish Migrations Deep-Sea Fishes Intertidal Fishes
Thornyheads, YOY rockfishes, and hagfishes had reaction rates <10% to either vehicle.
The researchers studied the way primitive fish, such as hagfishes and lampreys, decompose to gain an impression of our early ancestry.