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California Hagfish

Eptatretus stoutii (Lockington 1878)

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Eptatretus stoutii (California Hagfish) is a species of hagfishes in the family slime eels. They are native to Pacific Ocean. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 63.5 cm. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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EOL has data for 32 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of California Hagfish. View this species on GBIF