Hagfish are widely believed to be one of the world’s ugliest living creatures, made even more repugnant by their production of viscous slime as a defense mechanism. Hagfish Day aims to promote understanding that in nature, beauty isn’t everything – and that in fact, the Hagfish is a highly evolved and specialised creature worthy of respect.
“@Maxxadelic: Mareysa Hagfish Ciccone” Max I fucking hate you Althouser.
"A jawless hagfish is probably the worst way to die" - Tim
"It's like a giant slug." "No, it's like a giant sock that swims around in ocean." #hagfish
JUSTIN HAGFISH HAD YSHFB
Today's cool thing of the day is the hagfish. To deter predators, the hagfish secretes a fibrous mucous which can clog gills. Neat.