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Class: Myxini
Order: Myxiniformes
Family: Myxinidae Hagfishes
Subfamily: Eptatretinae
Genus: Eptatretus

(See list of species below)



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47 species (see list below)

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 49.5 cm TL

 
Eptatretus alastairi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 22.0 cm TL

 
Eptatretus ancon
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Eptatretus astrolabium
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL

 
Eptatretus atami
[Brown hagfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL

 
Eptatretus bischoffii
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 35.6 cm TL

 
Eptatretus bobwisneri
[]

Photo by Fernholm, B.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Eptatretus burgeri (Girard, 1855)

Photo by Fernholm, B.
 
Eptatretus burgeri
[Inshore hagfish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 38.5 cm TL

 
Eptatretus caribbeaus
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 116 cm TL

 
Eptatretus carlhubbsi
[Giant hagfish]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 37.7 cm TL
Eptatretus cheni (Shen & Tao, 1975)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Eptatretus cheni
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 37.5 cm TL

 
Eptatretus chinensis
[]

Photo by Ryan, P.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 83 cm TL
Eptatretus cirrhatus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Ryan, P.
 
Eptatretus cirrhatus
[Broadgilled hagfish]

Photo by Fernholm, B.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 63.5 cm TL
Eptatretus deani (Evermann & Goldsborough, 1907)

Photo by Fernholm, B.
 
Eptatretus deani
[Black hagfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 29.5 cm TL

 
Eptatretus fernholmi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 59.2 cm TL

 
Eptatretus fritzi
[Guadalupe hagfish]

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 127.5 cm TL
Eptatretus goliath Mincarone & Stewart, 2006

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.
 
Eptatretus goliath
[Goliath hagfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 79 cm TL

 
Eptatretus gomoni
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 37.8 cm TL

 
Eptatretus grouseri
[]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Eptatretus hexatrema (Müller, 1836)

Photo by SFSA
 
Eptatretus hexatrema
[Sixgill hagfish]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 43.7 cm TL

 
Eptatretus indrambaryai
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 37.5 cm TL

 
Eptatretus laurahubbsae
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 62.7 cm TL

 
Eptatretus longipinnis
[Longfinned hagfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 56.3 cm TL

 
Eptatretus luzonicus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 48.2 cm TL

 
Eptatretus mcconnaugheyi
[Shorthead hagfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL

 
Eptatretus mccoskeri
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL

 
Eptatretus mendozai
[]

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 73.7 cm TL
Eptatretus menezesi Mincarone, 2000

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Eptatretus menezesi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 39.5 cm TL

 
Eptatretus minor
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL

 
Eptatretus moki
[]

Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 81.5 cm TL
Eptatretus multidens Fernholm & Hubbs, 1981

Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.
 
Eptatretus multidens
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 66.4 cm TL

 
Eptatretus nanii
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 25.9 cm TL

 
Eptatretus nelsoni
[]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Eptatretus octatrema
[Eightgill hagfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Eptatretus okinoseanus (Dean, 1904)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Eptatretus okinoseanus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 93 cm TL

 
Eptatretus polytrema
[Fourteen-gill hagfish]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 62 cm TL

 
Eptatretus profundus
[Fivegill hagfish]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Eptatretus sheni (Kuo, Huang & Mok, 1994)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Eptatretus sheni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 48.1 cm TL

 
Eptatretus sinus
[Cortez hagfish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 59 cm TL

 
Eptatretus springeri
[Gulf hagfish]

Photo by JJPhoto

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 63.5 cm TL
Eptatretus stoutii (Lockington, 1878)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Eptatretus stoutii
[Pacific hagfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm TL

 
Eptatretus strahani
[]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

South eastern Pacific
Max. Length 31.4 cm
Eptatretus strickrotti Møller & Jones, 2007

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Eptatretus strickrotti
[Strickrott's hagfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 33.4 cm TL

 
Eptatretus taiwanae
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 51.8 cm TL

 
Eptatretus walkeri
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 21.6 cm TL

 
Eptatretus wayuu
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 33.5 cm TL

 
Eptatretus wisneri
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 29.6 cm TL
Eptatretus yangi (Teng, 1958)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Eptatretus yangi
[]
47 Species of Family Myxinidae with Genus Eptatretus
(Hagfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2010 Eptatretus alastairi Eastern Indian Ocean 49.5 TL
2001 Eptatretus ancon Western Central Atlantic 22.0 TL
2010 Eptatretus astrolabium Western Pacific 40 TL
1904 Eptatretus atami Brown hagfish Northwest Pacific 61 TL
1880 Eptatretus bischoffii Southeast Pacific 55 TL
2013 Eptatretus bobwisneri Southeast Pacific 35.6 TL
1855 Eptatretus burgeri Inshore hagfish Northwest Pacific 60 TL
1982 Eptatretus caribbeaus Western Central Atlantic 38.5 TL
1984 Eptatretus carlhubbsi Giant hagfish Pacific Ocean 116 TL
1975 Eptatretus cheni Northwest Pacific 37.7 TL
1994 Eptatretus chinensis Western Pacific 37.5 TL
1801 Eptatretus cirrhatus Broadgilled hagfish Western Pacific 83 TL
1907 Eptatretus deani Black hagfish Eastern Pacific 63.5 TL
1994 Eptatretus fernholmi Northwest Pacific 29.5 TL
1990 Eptatretus fritzi Guadalupe hagfish Eastern Pacific 59.2 TL
2006 Eptatretus goliath Goliath hagfish Southwest Pacific 127.5 TL
2010 Eptatretus gomoni Eastern Indian Ocean 79 TL
1999 Eptatretus grouseri Southeast Pacific 37.8 TL
1836 Eptatretus hexatrema Sixgill hagfish Southeast Atlantic 80 TL
1984 Eptatretus indrambaryai Indian Ocean 43.7 TL
1984 Eptatretus laurahubbsae Southeast Pacific 37.5 TL
1975 Eptatretus longipinnis Longfinned hagfish Eastern Indian Ocean 62.7 TL
2013 Eptatretus luzonicus Western Pacific 56.3 TL
1990 Eptatretus mcconnaugheyi Shorthead hagfish Eastern Central Pacific 48.2 TL
1999 Eptatretus mccoskeri Southeast Pacific 32 TL
1985 Eptatretus mendozai Western Atlantic 45 TL
2000 Eptatretus menezesi Southwest Atlantic 73.7 TL
1981 Eptatretus minor Western Central Atlantic 39.5 TL
2004 Eptatretus moki Northwest Pacific 47 TL
1981 Eptatretus multidens Western Atlantic 81.5 TL
1988 Eptatretus nanii Southeast Pacific 66.4 TL
1994 Eptatretus nelsoni Northwest Pacific 25.9 TL
1923 Eptatretus octatrema Eightgill hagfish Southeast Atlantic 30 TL
1904 Eptatretus okinoseanus Northwest Pacific 80 TL
1855 Eptatretus polytrema Fourteen-gill hagfish Southeast Pacific 93 TL
1923 Eptatretus profundus Fivegill hagfish Southeast Atlantic 62 TL
1994 Eptatretus sheni Northwest Pacific 43 TL
1990 Eptatretus sinus Cortez hagfish Eastern Central Pacific 48.1 TL
1952 Eptatretus springeri Gulf hagfish Western Central Atlantic 59 TL
1878 Eptatretus stoutii Pacific hagfish Eastern Pacific 63.5 TL
1984 Eptatretus strahani Western Central Pacific 62 TL
2007 Eptatretus strickrotti Strickrott's hagfish South eastern Pacific 31.4
1975 Eptatretus taiwanae Northwest Pacific 33.4 TL
2004 Eptatretus walkeri Northwest Pacific 51.8 TL
2001 Eptatretus wayuu Western Atlantic 21.6 TL
1994 Eptatretus wisneri Northwest Pacific 33.5 TL
1958 Eptatretus yangi Northwest Pacific 29.6 TL



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