Lamprey eel

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The Lamprey eel lives in the demersal, non-migratory, freshwater environment.

A lamprey (sometimes also called lamprey eel) is a parasitic marine/aquatic animal with a toothed, funnel-like sucking mouth. Translated directly, their name means stone lickers (lambere = to lick, and petra = stone). More

Lamprey Eel: an Invasive Predator/Parasite - Unwelcome Guest in Our Waters = Posted Apr 08, 2009 by thestickman / comments 4 comments / Print / Font Size Decrease font size Increase font size Share The marine lamprey of the More

* Lamprey Eel (Petromyzon marinus) * Shiner Perch (Cymatogaster aggregata) * Pacific Halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) More

Lamprey Eel: An Invasive Predator/Parasite – Unwelcome Guest in Our Waters - Published by thestickman April 6, 2009, Category: Marine Biology The marine lamprey of the Atlantic Ocean have made their way inland to fresh water lakes formerly denied More

sometimes called a lamprey eel, but it is not an eel at all. Lampreys have no jaws, and their skeleton is cartilaginous. The sea-run form of the lamprey is found regularly and extensively in the Hudson, Delaware, and lower St. Lawrence rivers. More

lamprey, lake lamprey, lamprey, or lamprey eel, has a distinctive eel-like body, but unlike the eel its skeleton is made of cartilage rather than bone. Sea lampreys grow up to 1.2 m in length, weighing up to 2.5 kg. More

particularly the lamprey eel, to explain how an ensemble of spinal neural elements can elicit rhythmic motor patterns in the absence of external feedback (see recent reviews (24,25)).Central pattern generation of locomotion: a review of the evidence. ... More

lamprey eel, and what is generally known as lamprey eel is no eel at all. In spite of all this, the "lampers" are great bait for bass. More

great sea lamprey, lake lamprey, lamprey eel, and plain old lamprey. More

Common names

Brook lamprey in English
European brook lamprey in Unknown
Lamprey eel in English
Lamproie de l' ouest in French (français)
Nonparasitic brook lamprey in English
pacific brook lamprey in English
Pacifisk bæklampret in Danish (dansk)
Vestamerikansk lampret in Danish (dansk)
Western brook lamprey in English
минога ручьевая in Russian (русский язык)
太平洋七鰓鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
太平洋七鳃鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
西方七鰓鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
西方七鳃鳗 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Petromyzontiformes
Family : Petromyzontidae
Genus : Lampetra
Species : Lampetra richardsoni
Authority : Vladykov and Follett, 1965