lamprey

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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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Descriptions and keys for ammocoetes of lampreys from British Columbia, Canada.
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.
gagei, but these two records were ammocoetes (UWZM 9981, 9982), and from our examination cannot be identified to species with certainty.
Although feeding strategy is comparable between lancelets and ammocoetes, there are substantial differences in their patterns of oral innervation.