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Eptatretus stoutii

Vessel:
Albatross
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Depth (m):
505 - 505
Place:
North Pacific Ocean, Off California, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Myxini Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Eptatretus stoutii
USNM Number:
53963
Specimen Count:
2
Site Number:
3479
Record Last Modified:
4 Oct 2007
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Eptatretus stoutii

Collector:
David S. Jordan
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Place:
California, Monterey, Monterey County, California, United States, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Myxini Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Eptatretus stoutii
USNM Number:
26995
Specimen Count:
2
Notes:
2 of orig. 5 specs. exch. to zool. mus. india 6/75. ledger says 3 specs., 2 specs. found inventory 1982.
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Eptatretus stoutii

Vessel:
Lebanon
Collector:
Capt. Ellingsen
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Place:
Pacific Ocean, 15 mi. S.W. and W. of Cape Flattery, Washington, United States, Pacific
Collection Date:
5 Sep 1929
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Myxini Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Eptatretus stoutii
Accession Number:
142501
USNM Number:
104830
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Formerly uw 380. orig. no. s-68-29
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Eptatretus stoutii

Collector:
John O. Snyder
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Place:
California, Pacific Grove, California, United States, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Myxini Myxini Myxiniformes Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxinidae Eptatretinae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Eptatretus stoutii
Polistotrema stouti
Accession Number:
060579
USNM Number:
83973
Specimen Count:
4
Record Last Modified:
14 Jun 2010
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Eptatretus stoutii

Expedition:
United States Bureau of Fisheries (USBF)
Collector:
William F. Allen
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Place:
Pacific Grove, California, California, United States, Pacific
Collection Date:
17 Nov 1905
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Myxini Myxini Myxiniformes Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxinidae Eptatretinae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Eptatretus stoutii
Polistotrema stouti
USNM Number:
59834
Specimen Count:
2
Notes:
Ledger states 5 specs., 3 specs. found inventory 1982. 1 of 3 remaining spms lost while on loan to univ. de concepcion, inst. central de biologia, concepcion, chile (may/2001).
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Eptatretus stoutii

Expedition:
United States Bureau of Fisheries (USBF)
Collector:
William F. Allen
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Place:
Pacific Grove, California, California, United States, Pacific
Collection Date:
17 Nov 1905
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Myxini Myxini Myxiniformes Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxinidae Eptatretinae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Eptatretus stoutii
Polistotrema stouti
USNM Number:
59833
Specimen Count:
4
Notes:
Ledger says 5 specs., 4 found inventory 1982. 1 dist.
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Polistotrema stouti

Collector:
United States Bureau of Fisheries (USBF)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Place:
Cal. ?, California, United States, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Myxini Myxini Myxiniformes Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxinidae Eptatretinae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Polistotrema stouti
Eptatretus stoutii
Accession Number:
043972
USNM Number:
61219
Specimen Count:
2
Notes:
Originally 4 specimens, 2 exchanged
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Polistotrema stouti

Vessel:
Albatross
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Depth (m):
856 - 819
Place:
California, Just W. of San Clemente Island, California, United States, Pacific
Collection Date:
8 Apr 1904
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Myxini Myxini Myxiniformes Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxinidae Eptatretinae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Polistotrema stouti
Eptatretus stoutii
Accession Number:
170423
USNM Number:
132126
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
4401
Record Last Modified:
4 Oct 2007
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Polistotrema dombeyi

Vessel:
Albatross
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Depth (m):
170 - 170
Place:
Off Oregon, Oregon, United States, Pacific
Collection Date:
1 Sep 1889
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Myxini Myxini Myxiniformes Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxinidae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Polistotrema dombeyi
Eptatretus stoutii
Accession Number:
027965
USNM Number:
46594
Specimen Count:
0
Site Number:
3080
Notes:
Deaccessioned 1989, case #115.
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Polistotrema stouti

Collector:
H. C. Bumpus
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Place:
No Locality Given, But Probably California, California, United States, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Myxini Myxini Myxiniformes Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxinidae Eptatretinae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Polistotrema stouti
Eptatretus stoutii
Accession Number:
043972
USNM Number:
61258
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
4 Oct 2007
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Polistotrema stouti

Collector:
United States Bureau of Fisheries (USBF)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Place:
California, Monterey Bay Near Pacific Grove, California, United States, Pacific
Collection Date:
May 1900
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Myxini Myxini Myxiniformes Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxinidae Eptatretinae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Polistotrema stouti
Eptatretus stoutii
Accession Number:
163614
USNM Number:
125063
Specimen Count:
3
Notes:
U.s.b.f. no. 330
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Polistotrema stouti

Vessel:
Albatross
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Depth (m):
309 - 907
Place:
California: Pt Loma. Light Near San Diego N. 32 Degrees E, 10.6 Miles., California, United States, Pacific
Collection Date:
2 Mar 1904
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Myxini Myxini Myxiniformes Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxinidae Eptatretinae Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Polistotrema stouti
Eptatretus stoutii
Accession Number:
170423
USNM Number:
132125
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
4307
Record Last Modified:
4 Oct 2007
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14 Fun Facts About Hagfish

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Update Date:
2012-10-17T15:00:55Z
Topic:
Science
Synopsis:
Pacific hagfish (Eptatretus stoutii) in a hole at 150 meters depth at the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary in California. (via Linda Snook of NOAA/CBNMS / Flickr) Hagfish are widely considered the most disgusting animals in the ocean, if not on earth. The eel-shaped creatures use four pairs of thin sensory tentacles surrounding their mouths to find food—including carcasses of much larger animals. Once they find their meal, they bury into it face-first to bore a tunnel deep into its flesh. Despite the fact that they seem repulsive, they are undoubtedly unique—and just because animals are [...]
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