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Class: Cephalaspidomorphi
Order: Petromyzontiformes
Family: Petromyzontidae Northern lampreys
Subfamily: Lampetrinae
Genus: Entosphenus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Entosphenus folletti Northern California brook lamprey North America 30 TL 1976
Entosphenus lethophagus Pit-Klamath brook lamprey North America 22 TL 1971
Entosphenus macrostomus Vancouver lamprey North America 27.3 TL 1982
Entosphenus minimus Miller Lake lamprey North America 14.5 TL 1973
Entosphenus similis Klamath river lamprey North America 27 TL 1979
Entosphenus tridentatus Pacific lamprey North Pacific 76 TL 1836



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