Myxine hubbsi Wisner & McMillan, 1995
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Family:  Myxinidae (Hagfishes), subfamily: Myxininae
Max. size:  52.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1100 - 2440 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: off the west coast of North and South America.
Biology:  Of 150 investigated specimens, 76% were females, 23% were hermaphrodites, and 6% were males (Ref 31276).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 November 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 27.09.99

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