Mountain brook lamprey

The dorsal fin is notched but not separated from the disk, and when expanded, is always narrower than the head.

The Mountain brook lamprey lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Mountain Brook Lamprey (Ichthyomyzon greeleyi) Conservation status Least Concern Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Cephalaspidomorphi More

Mountain Brook Lamprey (Ichthyomyzon greeleyi) This species is common in northwest Pennsylvania and adjacent parts of Ohio, with additional disjunct populations in the Ohio River drainage in Kentucky and West Virginia. More

Mountain Brook Lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) Back to the Lamprey Family | Back to Fish Images More

TN00170 MOUNTAIN BROOK LAMPREY ICHTHYOMYZON GREELEYI Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 12/2002 Taxonomy Status Distribution Habitat Associations Food More

* Mountain Brook Lamprey (Ichthyomyzon greeleyi) The mountain brook lamprey has bicuspid teeth on the sides of the mouth cavity, black lateral line organs, no pale line on the back, and a higher muscle More

Mountain Brook Lamprey, Ichthyomyzon greeleyi Physical Description: More

Mountain Brook Lamprey - Lateral line organs of the mountain brook lamprey are black on the back and unpigmented on the venter, a characteristic that separates the mountain brook lamprey from all other lampreys in Alabama. More

PREFERRED HABITAT: The mountain brook lamprey inhabits some of the same waters inhabited by the Ohio lamprey, but it is usually found farther upstream. REASONS FOR BEING THREATENED: The status of this species parallels that of the Ohio lamprey. More

Growing only to about 8 inches, the mountain brook lamprey is a small species, but quite attractive. It is gray-brown to olive-tan above, white or cream below with cream to yellow fins. Its sides are olive to tan with small dark flecks. More

Ohio lamprey, mountain brook lamprey, and Northern brook lamprey in Ohio. Ohio and mountain brook lampreys have bicuspid, or have 2 points on their teeth, and more than 55 myomeres between the last gill opening and the anus. Additionally the mountain brook lamprey is non-parasitic. More

Mountain Brook Lamprey Ichthyomyzon greeleyi mountain brook lamprey photo by Gary Meszaros maximum length- 10 inches - IDENTIFYING CHARACTERISTICS: This More

The mountain brook lamprey (Ichthyomyzon greeleyi) is a state threatened species found in Pennsylvania in the Ohio River watershed. It, too, is nonparasitic. The least brook lamprey (Lampetra aepyptera) is found in headwater streams. More

Mountain brook lampreys also occur in the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers in Tennessee, northern Alabama, Kentucky, and Virginia. More

Common names

Bjerglampret in Danish (dansk)
mountain brook lamprey in English
山魚吸鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
山鱼吸鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
格氏魚吸鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
格氏鱼吸鳗 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Petromyzontiformes
Family : Petromyzontidae
Genus : Ichthyomyzon
Species : Ichthyomyzon greeleyi
Authority : Hubbs and Trautman, 1937