Common name of Eptatretus stoutii
Common name Hag-fish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Canada
Locality British Columbia
Ref. Clemens, W.A. and G.V. Wilby, 1961
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'hag', i.e., ugly old woman (p. 546 in Ref. 11978); 'fish', from Germanic 'fiskaz' from the same source as Latin 'piscis', from Indo-European 'piskos' (p. 229 in Ref. 11979). Also Ref. 10161.
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
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