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

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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Entosphenus folletti
[Northern California brook lamprey]



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

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Entosphenus lethophagus
[Pit-Klamath brook lamprey]



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

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



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

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Entosphenus minimus
[Miller Lake lamprey]



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

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



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

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Entosphenus tridentatus
[Pacific lamprey]



6 species

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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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