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Hagfish named after discoverer

Submarine pilot found it in Pacific

The Eptatretus strickrotti was vacuumed into a submarine canister known as the 'slurp gun.' The Eptatretus strickrotti was vacuumed into a submarine canister known as the "slurp gun." (Marine Biological Laboratory)
By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / February 19, 2007

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Some explorers dream of having a distant star , an elusive tropical bird, or a snow-capped mountain peak named after them. Bruce Strickrott, who pilots the submarine Alvin, has a different sort of bragging right . (Full article: 325 words)

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