News tagged with hagfish

Gloop from the deep sea

ETH scientists are researching the unusual secretions of the hagfish. Over the next three years, the researchers will try to find out how this natural hydrogel can be harnessed for human use.

dateJan 20, 2016 in Biotechnology
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A vertebrate family reunion

By demonstrating the close 'relatedness' of two primitive jawless fish, scientists begin to assemble a more accurate depiction of the early history of vertebrate evolution.

dateApr 22, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Hagfish found to eat through its skin

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study in Canada has shown that the primitive fish called the Hagfish, which has the habit of burrowing into dead or dying creatures on the sea bed, eats by absorption through its skin and gills as well ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Plants & Animals report
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