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Synonyms for lamprey

primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue

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Kostow (1) reported outmigration of Pacific lamprey (often mixtures of ammocoetes and juveniles) during fall, winter, and spring at locations throughout the Columbia River basin.
This information is especially needed to avoid misidentification of early life stages of lampreys in the field (Mesa and Copeland, 2009), given the often incorrect assumption that all juvenile lampreys are Pacific lamprey (Kostow (1); Mesa and Copeland, 2009) and the difficulties of identifying small ammocoetes to species (Goodman et al.
Morphological diagnosis of Entosphenus and Lampetra ammocoetes (Petromyzontidae), in Washington, Oregon, and California.
All American brook lampreys identified during this study were ammocoetes.
Earlier reports (Marenchin & Sever 1981, and references therein), however, suggested that ammocoetes collected in Christiana Creek and Turkey Creek might be northern brook lampreys.
Descriptions and keys for ammocoetes of lampreys from British Columbia, Canada.
Iodine metabolism of the endostyle of larval lampreys, Ammocoetes of Lampetra japonica.