Maine Fauna A to Z: H is for Hagfish
A discussion of Maine's intermittent fishery for hagfish (aka "slime eels"). Describes the hagfish's anatomy, feeding habits, and impressive capacity for slime production. Delves into the various reasons people have decided to catch them on purpose, from demand for the fish as an Asian culinary delicacy to demand for the slime for research purposes.
Wright, Virginia M., "Maine Fauna A to Z: H is for Hagfish" (2023). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 5909.