Eptatretus deani

Alternate names: black hagfish

Author: Evermann & Goldsborough, 1907


General: E. deani and E. stoutii may not be reliably distinguished from each other on video; annotate to genus.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, demersal.

Published depth range: 52 to 2743 m

Ocean range (global): Southeastern Alaska to Islas San Benito, central Baja California.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Gregor Cailliet, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories.


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Citation: Eptatretus deani (Evermann & Goldsborough, 1907) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Eptatretus%20deani. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-10-01.
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