Scientific Name
Myxine kuoi  
Myxine kuoi郭氏盲鰻
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Author Mok, 2002 Depth - 595M
Chinese 郭氏盲鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 盲鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F001 Myxinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 郭氏盲鰻 
Max Length 41 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 West 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality Southwestern coast of Taiwan, 22°29'35 
Reference Mok, H.-K. 2002. Myxine kuoi, a new species of hagfish fro southwestern Taiwanese waters. Zool. Stud. 41(1): 59-62.   Mok, H.-K. 2002 
Specimen List
Common Name Hagfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Diagnostic characters: 2/2-cusp multicusp on both set of cusps, 6 pairs of gill pouches; a single nasal-sinus papilla. Description: Dental formula: 5 (5-6)+2/2+7(6-7); prebranchial length 25.6%-28.7%; trunk length 56.9%-63.2%; tail length 11.0%-16.2%, tail depth 5.6%.-16.2%; slime pores: (24-30)+957-68)+(11-13), 0-1 above cloaca, total slime pores:95-100; body brownish, lower 2/3 of body side dark brown.
Distribution Southwestern waters of Taiwan.