The Uses of Hagfish

This is awesome.

There’s really nothing better than dorky, inquisitive biologists with strong stomachs. Just FYI, hagfish are pretty much the nastiest creatures I can think of. My favorite part is that though they obtain no cerebrum or cerebellum, they “will ‘sneeze’ when their nostrils clog with their own slime.”

I’d try a hagfish slime scone.

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This is an article that was posted on Aug 3, 11:37 AM.

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  1. jake Aug 3, 03:17 PM

    Interesting find. I’m not sure about cooking with the slime, let know how that goes for you, but the actual hagfish is pretty nasty looking. I imagine one of those being used as some sort of large parasite that infects humans in a sci-fi movie and takes control of our bodies. *shudders *

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