Myxine sotoi, a new species of hagfish (Agnatha, Myxinidae) from Brazil
A new species of hagfish, Myxine sotoi (Agnatha, Myxinidae), is described based on 30 specimens collected off southeastern and southern Brazil, at depths between 690 and 810 m. It is a six-gilled species, body color pinkish red with white head, a whitish middorsal stripe extending from the caudal finfold to about over gill apertures, and a 2-cusp multicusp on both the anterior and posterior sets of cusps.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: May 1, 2001
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