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Eptatretus longipinnis Strahan, 1975
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Species Eptatretus longipinnis Strahan, 1975


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CAAB : 37004001 Taxon concept Eptatretus_longipinnis last modified 2021-02-08 13:36:54.098

Species Eptatretus longipinnis Strahan, 1975

Longfin Hagfish , Hagfish




South Australia

Extra Distribution Information

From off Robe (139º43´E) to off Port McDonnell, SA (140º35´E); temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, marine, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information

14-40 m.


General References

Glover, C.J.M. 1994. Families Petromyzontidae, Myxinidae, Hexanchidae, Heterodontidae. pp. 82-90 figs 17-26 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast . Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. [85]

Gomon, M.F. & Mincarone, M.M. 2008. Family Myxinidae. pp. 26-27 in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast . Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. [27]

Mincarone, M.M. & Fernholm, B. 2010. Review of the Australian hagfishes with description of two new species of Eptatretus (Myxinidae). Journal of Fish Biology 77 : 779-801 [789]


Common Name References

Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds) 1994. The Fishes of Australia's South Coast . Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. [85] ( Longfin Hagfish , Hagfish)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Longfin Hagfish )


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