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Petromyzon fluvialis Richardson, 1823
Synonym for Lethenteron camtschaticum (Tilesius, 1811)

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Synonym
  Status details  
junior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
  from ETYFish
petra (Gr.), rock or stone; myzon (Gr.), to suck, referring to their suctorial behavior (adults attach to rocks during nest building and mating). (See ETYFish)
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS

Note: ETYFish and FishBase started a collaboration to complete the etymology for all valid names of fishes. For the current update, the following groups were completed: hagfishes (Myxini), lampreys (Petromyzonti), chimaeras (Holocephali), and sharks (Squalomorphi). It is a work in progress, so the two websites may not be synchronized.

Scharpf, C. The ETYFish Project, Fish Name Etymology Database. https://www.etyfish.org
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