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Myxine glutinosa Linnaeus, 1758
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  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, 'myxa' from mucus or slime, referring to slime production (Ref. 45335, 117245).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Name from Latin ‘glutinosus’ meaning viscous or sticky, referring to the slime produced by the species (Ref. 117245).
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