Rubicundus eos (Fernholm, 1991)
Rubicundus eos
photo by Fernholm, B.

Family:  Myxinidae (Hagfishes), subfamily: Rubicundinae
Max. size:  66.5 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range - 1013 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Tasman Sea, west of New Zealand.
Diagnosis:  Gill apertures 5. Total slime pores 128-130.
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 09 November 2009 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 26.05.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.03.14
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 27.09.99

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