Slime eels – the most disgusting fish in the ocean

What some call disgusting, others call delectable. That certainly applies to hagfish, also known as slime eels. They not actually eels, though, and there is some debate if they are even true fish. They have been called the most repulsive creature in the ocean. When alarmed, a hagfish excretes enormous amounts of mucous from glands in its skin. One hagfish can produce enough sticky slime to fill a milk container. The slime is thought to be a defense mechanism which clogs the gills of any predator. Read the rest here 16:54

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