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limosa, Myxine Girard [C. F.] 1859:223-224 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 10 (for Dec. 1858); ref. 18068] Grand Manan Island, Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada, depth 50 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 1139 (poor condition). •Synonym of Myxine glutinosa Linnaeus 1758 -- (Vladykov 1973:6 [ref. 7159], Lloris & Rucabado 1991:23 [ref. 22530], Møller et al. 2010:13 [ref. 31169] with question, Mecklenburg et al. 2011:113 [ref. 31212]). •Valid as Myxine limosa Girard 1859 -- (Wisner & McMillan 1995:539 [ref. 21653], Fernholm 1998:35 [ref. 23976], Mok & Kuo 2001:295 [ref. 25547], Mok 2002:59 [ref. 25976], Fernholm 2003:355 [ref. 26983], Fernholm et al. 2013:11 [ref. 32793]). Current status: Valid as Myxine limosa Girard 1859. Myxinidae: Myxininae. Distribution: Northwestern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.


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