slime eels


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Synonyms for slime eels

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

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Social media users posted photographs and videos of the accident that showed hundreds of live slime eels sliding down the road. "When Hagfish become stressed, they secrete a slime, which can be seen in photos of the vehicles in the highway," a statement from Oregon State Police said, according to (http://edition.cnn.com/2017/07/14/us/slime-eels-highway-accident-oregon-trnd/index.html) CNN.
Hagfish - commonly known as slime eels or snot snakes - are an eel-like fish that has a sucking mouth with rasping teeth.