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Order: Petromyzontiformes


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47 species (see list below)

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Europe
Max. Length 18.9 cm TL

 
Caspiomyzon graecus
[]

Photo by Kommatas, D.

Europe
Max. Length 18.9 cm TL
Caspiomyzon hellenicus (Vladykov, Renaud, Kott & Economidis, 1982)

Photo by Kommatas, D.
 
Caspiomyzon hellenicus
[Greek brook lamprey]

Photo by Afzali, A.

Eurasia
Max. Length 55.3 cm TL
Caspiomyzon wagneri (Kessler, 1870)

Photo by Afzali, A.
 
Caspiomyzon wagneri
[Caspian lamprey]

Photo by FAO

North America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Entosphenus folletti Vladykov & Kott, 1976

Photo by FAO
 
Entosphenus folletti
[Northern California brook lamprey]

Photo by FAO

North America
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Entosphenus lethophagus (Hubbs, 1971)

Photo by FAO
 
Entosphenus lethophagus
[Pit-Klamath brook lamprey]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North America
Max. Length 27.3 cm TL
Entosphenus macrostomus (Beamish, 1982)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Entosphenus macrostomus
[Vancouver lamprey]

Photo by FAO

North America
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Entosphenus minimus (Bond & Kan, 1973)

Photo by FAO
 
Entosphenus minimus
[Miller Lake lamprey]

Photo by Goodman, D.

North America
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Entosphenus similis Vladykov & Kott, 1979

Photo by Goodman, D.
 
Entosphenus similis
[Klamath river lamprey]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Entosphenus tridentatus (Richardson, 1836)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Entosphenus tridentatus
[Pacific lamprey]

Photo by Harka, A.

Europe
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Eudontomyzon danfordi Regan, 1911

Photo by Harka, A.
 
Eudontomyzon danfordi
[Carpathian lamprey]

Photo by Artaev, O.

Europe
Max. Length 22.2 cm TL
Eudontomyzon mariae (Berg, 1931)

Photo by Artaev, O.
 
Eudontomyzon mariae
[Ukrainian brook lamprey]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Eudontomyzon morii (Berg, 1931)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Eudontomyzon morii
[Korean lamprey]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Eudontomyzon stankokaramani
[Drin brook lamprey]

Photo by Freyhof, J.

Europe
Max. Length 21.2 cm TL
Eudontomyzon vladykovi Oliva & Zanandrea, 1959

Photo by Freyhof, J.
 
Eudontomyzon vladykovi
[Danubian brook lamprey]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

South Pacific
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Geotria australis Gray, 1851

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Geotria australis
[Pouched lamprey]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Ichthyomyzon bdellium (Jordan, 1885)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Ichthyomyzon bdellium
[Ohio lamprey]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Ichthyomyzon castaneus Girard, 1858

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Ichthyomyzon castaneus
[Chestnut lamprey]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Ichthyomyzon fossor Reighard & Cummins, 1916

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Ichthyomyzon fossor
[Northern brook lamprey]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Ichthyomyzon gagei Hubbs & Trautman, 1937

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Ichthyomyzon gagei
[Southern brook lamprey]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Ichthyomyzon greeleyi Hubbs & Trautman, 1937

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Ichthyomyzon greeleyi
[Mountain brook lamprey]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 39.2 cm TL
Ichthyomyzon unicuspis Hubbs & Trautman, 1937

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Ichthyomyzon unicuspis
[Silver lamprey]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Lampetra aepyptera (Abbott, 1860)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lampetra aepyptera
[Least brook lamprey]

Photo by Mateus, C.S.

Europe
Max. Length 12.8 cm TL
Lampetra alavariensis Mateus, Alves, Quintella & Almeida, 2013

Photo by Mateus, C.S.
 
Lampetra alavariensis
[]

Photo by Mateus, C.S.

Europe
Max. Length 12.1 cm TL
Lampetra auremensis Mateus, Alves, Quintella & Almeida, 2013

Photo by Mateus, C.S.
 
Lampetra auremensis
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 31.1 cm TL
Lampetra ayresii (Günther, 1870)

Photo by FAO
 
Lampetra ayresii
[Western river lamprey]

Photo by Zauke, G.P.

Europe
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Zauke, G.P.
 
Lampetra fluviatilis
[River lamprey]

Photo by FAO

North America
Max. Length 14.2 cm TL
Lampetra hubbsi (Vladykov & Kott, 1976)

Photo by FAO
 
Lampetra hubbsi
[Kern brook lamprey]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 14.1 cm TL
Lampetra lanceolata Kux & Steiner, 1972

Photo by FAO
 
Lampetra lanceolata
[Turkish brook lamprey]

Photo by Mateus, C.S.

Europe
Max. Length 13.3 cm TL
Lampetra lusitanica Mateus, Alves, Quintella & Almeida, 2013

Photo by Mateus, C.S.
 
Lampetra lusitanica
[]

Photo by FAO

North America
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Lampetra pacifica Vladykov, 1973

Photo by FAO
 
Lampetra pacifica
[Pacific brook lamprey]

Photo by Hanel, L.

Europe
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL
Lampetra planeri (Bloch, 1784)

Photo by Hanel, L.
 
Lampetra planeri
[European brook lamprey]

Photo by Goodman, D.

North America
Max. Length 17.3 cm TL
Lampetra richardsoni Vladykov & Follett, 1965

Photo by Goodman, D.
 
Lampetra richardsoni
[Western brook lamprey]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL

 
Lampetra soljani
[]

Photo by FAO

North America
Max. Length 18.8 cm TL
Lethenteron alaskense Vladykov & Kott, 1978

Photo by FAO
 
Lethenteron alaskense
[Alaskan brook lamprey]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Lethenteron appendix (DeKay, 1842)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lethenteron appendix
[American brook lamprey]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Arctic
Max. Length 63 cm TL
Lethenteron camtschaticum (Tilesius, 1811)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Lethenteron camtschaticum
[Arctic lamprey]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Lethenteron kessleri (Anikin, 1905)

Photo by FAO
 
Lethenteron kessleri
[Siberian brook lamprey]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 17.4 cm TL

 
Lethenteron matsubarai
[]

Photo by FAO

Eurasia
Max. Length 16.6 cm TL
Lethenteron ninae Naseka, Tuniyev & Renaud, 2009

Photo by FAO
 
Lethenteron ninae
[Western Transcaucasian lamprey]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Artic and Pacific Ocean d
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Lethenteron reissneri (Dybowski, 1869)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Lethenteron reissneri
[Far Eastern brook lamprey]

Photo by Lorenzoni, M.

Europe
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Lethenteron zanandreai (Vladykov, 1955)

Photo by Lorenzoni, M.
 
Lethenteron zanandreai
[Po brook lamprey]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Mordacia lapicida (Gray, 1851)

Photo by FAO
 
Mordacia lapicida
[Chilean lamprey]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Mordacia mordax (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by FAO
 
Mordacia mordax
[Shorthead lamprey]

Photo by FAO

Oceania
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Mordacia praecox Potter, 1968

Photo by FAO
 
Mordacia praecox
[Non-parasitic lamprey]

Photo by Svensen, R.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Petromyzon marinus
[Sea lamprey]

Photo by FAO

North America
Max. Length 14.3 cm TL
Tetrapleurodon geminis Álvarez, 1964

Photo by FAO
 
Tetrapleurodon geminis
[Mexican brook lamprey]

Photo by FAO

North America
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Tetrapleurodon spadiceus (Bean, 1887)

Photo by FAO
 
Tetrapleurodon spadiceus
[Mexican lamprey]
47 Species of Family Petromyzontidae
(Northern lampreys)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2010 Caspiomyzon graecus Europe 18.9 TL
1982 Caspiomyzon hellenicus Greek brook lamprey Europe 18.9 TL
1870 Caspiomyzon wagneri Caspian lamprey Eurasia 55.3 TL
1976 Entosphenus folletti Northern California brook lamprey North America 30 TL
1971 Entosphenus lethophagus Pit-Klamath brook lamprey North America 22 TL
1982 Entosphenus macrostomus Vancouver lamprey North America 27.3 TL
1973 Entosphenus minimus Miller Lake lamprey North America 14.5 TL
1979 Entosphenus similis Klamath river lamprey North America 27 TL
1836 Entosphenus tridentatus Pacific lamprey North Pacific 76 TL
1911 Eudontomyzon danfordi Carpathian lamprey Europe 30 TL
1931 Eudontomyzon mariae Ukrainian brook lamprey Europe 22.2 TL
1931 Eudontomyzon morii Korean lamprey Asia 29 TL
1974 Eudontomyzon stankokaramani Drin brook lamprey Europe 20 TL
1959 Eudontomyzon vladykovi Danubian brook lamprey Europe 21.2 TL
1851 Geotria australis Pouched lamprey South Pacific 57 TL
1885 Ichthyomyzon bdellium Ohio lamprey North America 30.5 TL
1858 Ichthyomyzon castaneus Chestnut lamprey North America 38 TL
1916 Ichthyomyzon fossor Northern brook lamprey North America 17 TL
1937 Ichthyomyzon gagei Southern brook lamprey North America 17 TL
1937 Ichthyomyzon greeleyi Mountain brook lamprey North America 20 TL
1937 Ichthyomyzon unicuspis Silver lamprey North America 39.2 TL
1860 Lampetra aepyptera Least brook lamprey North America 18 TL
2013 Lampetra alavariensis Europe 12.8 TL
2013 Lampetra auremensis Europe 12.1 TL
1870 Lampetra ayresii Western river lamprey Eastern Pacific 31.1 TL
1758 Lampetra fluviatilis River lamprey Europe 50 TL
1976 Lampetra hubbsi Kern brook lamprey North America 14.2 TL
1972 Lampetra lanceolata Turkish brook lamprey Asia 14.1 TL
2013 Lampetra lusitanica Europe 13.3 TL
1973 Lampetra pacifica Pacific brook lamprey North America 17.5 TL
1784 Lampetra planeri European brook lamprey Europe 20.5 TL
1965 Lampetra richardsoni Western brook lamprey North America 17.3 TL
2017 Lampetra soljani Europe 12.6 TL
1978 Lethenteron alaskense Alaskan brook lamprey North America 18.8 TL
1842 Lethenteron appendix American brook lamprey North America 35 TL
1811 Lethenteron camtschaticum Arctic lamprey Arctic 63 TL
1905 Lethenteron kessleri Siberian brook lamprey Asia 26 TL
1978 Lethenteron matsubarai Asia 17.4 TL
2009 Lethenteron ninae Western Transcaucasian lamprey Eurasia 16.6 TL
1869 Lethenteron reissneri Far Eastern brook lamprey Artic and Pacific Ocean d 26 TL
1955 Lethenteron zanandreai Po brook lamprey Europe 26 TL
1851 Mordacia lapicida Chilean lamprey Southeast Pacific 54 TL
1846 Mordacia mordax Shorthead lamprey Southern Ocean 50 TL
1968 Mordacia praecox Non-parasitic lamprey Oceania 50 SL
1758 Petromyzon marinus Sea lamprey Northeast Atlantic 120 TL
1964 Tetrapleurodon geminis Mexican brook lamprey North America 14.3 TL
1887 Tetrapleurodon spadiceus Mexican lamprey North America 31 TL



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