Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Myxini  
 Order Myxiniformes  
 Family Myxinidae  
 Genus Myxine  
  Myxine kuoi  Mok, 2002 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Citation: Mok, H.-K. 2002. Myxine kuoi, a new species of hagfish fro southwestern Taiwanese waters. Zool. Stud. 41(1): 59-62.
Character: Diagnostic characters: 2/2-cusp multicusp on both set of cusps, 6 pairs of gill pouches; a single nasal-sinus papilla. Description: Dental formula: 5 (5-6)+2/2+7(6-7); prebranchial length 25.6%-28.7%; trunk length 56.9%-63.2%; tail length 11.0%-16.2%, tail depth 5.6%.-16.2%; slime pores: (24-30)+957-68)+(11-13), 0-1 above cloaca, total slime pores:95-100; body brownish, lower 2/3 of body side dark brown. 
Distribution: Southwestern waters of Taiwan. 
Name Code: 383460
  IUCN Red List:DD      Endemic     
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