Myxine australis Jenyns, 1842
photo by Mincarone, M.M.

Family:  Myxinidae (Hagfishes), subfamily: Myxininae
Max. size:  60 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 10 - 100 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: Tierra del Fuego and southern coasts of Chile and Argentina.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Biology unknown.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 11 November 2009 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Jarre-Teichmann, Astrid - 23.01.93
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 21.04.11
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 27.09.99

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