…Mr. Fish. Yes, this fish has a transparent head:

I brought that creature to you because Youtube Spotlight told me it’s Happy Hagfish Day!

Happy Hagfish Day
Not all of the world’s wonders can be as cute as the koala or graceful as the gazelle. Today we’re celebrating Hagfish Day, the annual event to honor the denizens of the deep that may be seaworthy, but aren’t so see-worthy. As fantastic as they are repulsive, these marine misfits are marvels of evolutionary ingenuity.

Now what is this Hagfish you ask? (I did – I was all “what the hell is a hagfish?“) Glad you asked:

Hagfish have the outstanding ability to defend themselves by producing an incredible slime when touched. It comes from the glands along the side of their body, and within minutes literally liters of it can be produced.

Defensive Slime! Lots of it, almost instantly! What talent! I propose that fish should be re-named the Palinfish.

You got suggested names? Comments, please…

Kelly Canfield

Kelly Canfield