Image: Mouth and barbels of a Broadgilled Hagfish

Mouth and barbels of a Broadgilled Hagfish

A Broadgilled Hagfish caught in a commercial trawl net at a depth of about 160 m, off Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, July 2004. The fish is now registered in the Australian Museum Fish Collection (AMS I.43389-001).

Photographer:
David Greenhalgh
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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Tags ichthyology, Broadgilled Hagfish, Eptatretus cirrhatus, fishes, Myxinidae, brown, long and skinny, 30cm - 1 m, marine, adult, pointy teeth,