Scientific Name
Paramyxine fernholmi  
Paramyxine fernholmi費氏副盲鰻
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Author Kuo, Huang & Mok, 1994 Depth 200 - 400M
Chinese 費氏副盲鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 盲鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F001 Myxinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 費氏副盲鰻 
Max Length 29.5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 青眠鰻、無目鰻、鰻背、龍筋 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality Southwestern coast of Taiwan 
Reference   Kuo, C. H., K. F. Huang, etc. 1994 McMillan, C. B. etc. 2004 
Specimen List FRIP00795. SIO00-183. USNM00363248.  
Common Name Hagfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Paramyxine fernholmi Kuo, Huang, and Mok, 1994:126-139. Diagnostic characters: Six pairs of gill pouches, gill apertures usually crowned in a slightly curly line; last left gill aperture not confluent with the pharyngocutaneous-duct pore; 3/2-cusp multicusps; eye spots not obvious. Description: Dental formula: (8-10)+3/2+(8-10); slime pores: (16-23)+0+(38-44)+(5-11), total slime pores 64-71; prebranchial length 30 %, branchial length 2.7%, trunk length 52%, tail length 13.7%, tail depth 9%, body depth 10.4%; color of preserved specimens grayish-brown, no whitish dorsal stripe, eye spot not obvious; six gill apertures arranged in a curly line; pale ring around each gill aperture, adjacent rings may meet.
Distribution Southwestern Taiwan at about 300 m; rarely seen.