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Family: Petromyzontidae Northern lampreys



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Max. Length 18.9 cm TL

 
Caspiomyzon graecus
[]



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

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



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

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



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)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
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)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
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)

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Eudontomyzon morii
[Korean lamprey]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Eudontomyzon stankokaramani
[Drin brook lamprey]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lampetra ayresii
[Western river lamprey]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lampetra hubbsi
[Kern brook lamprey]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lampetra lanceolata
[Turkish brook lamprey]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lampetra pacifica
[Pacific brook lamprey]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Goodman, D.
 
Lampetra richardsoni
[Western brook lamprey]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.6 cm TL

 
Lampetra soljani
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lethenteron alaskense
[Alaskan brook lamprey]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lethenteron kessleri
[Siberian brook lamprey]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.4 cm TL

 
Lethenteron matsubarai
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lethenteron ninae
[Western Transcaucasian lamprey]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Tetrapleurodon geminis
[Mexican brook lamprey]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Tetrapleurodon spadiceus
[Mexican lamprey]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Caspiomyzon graecus Europe 18.9 TL 2010
Caspiomyzon hellenicus Greek brook lamprey Europe 18.9 TL 1982
Caspiomyzon wagneri Caspian lamprey Eurasia 55.3 TL 1870
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
Eudontomyzon danfordi Carpathian lamprey Europe 30 TL 1911
Eudontomyzon mariae Ukrainian brook lamprey Europe 22.2 TL 1931
Eudontomyzon morii Korean lamprey Asia 29 TL 1931
Eudontomyzon stankokaramani Drin brook lamprey Europe 20 TL 1974
Eudontomyzon vladykovi Danubian brook lamprey Europe 21.2 TL 1959
Ichthyomyzon bdellium Ohio lamprey North America 30.5 TL 1885
Ichthyomyzon castaneus Chestnut lamprey North America 38 TL 1858
Ichthyomyzon fossor Northern brook lamprey North America 17 TL 1916
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 1937
Lampetra aepyptera Least brook lamprey North America 18 TL 1860
Lampetra alavariensis Europe 12.8 TL 2013
Lampetra auremensis Europe 12.1 TL 2013
Lampetra ayresii Western river lamprey Eastern Pacific 31.1 TL 1870
Lampetra fluviatilis River lamprey Europe 50 TL 1758
Lampetra hubbsi Kern brook lamprey North America 14.2 TL 1976
Lampetra lanceolata Turkish brook lamprey Asia 14.1 TL 1972
Lampetra lusitanica Europe 13.3 TL 2013
Lampetra pacifica Pacific brook lamprey North America 17.5 TL 1973
Lampetra planeri European brook lamprey Europe 20.5 TL 1784
Lampetra richardsoni Western brook lamprey North America 17.3 TL 1965
Lampetra soljani Europe 12.6 TL 2017
Lethenteron alaskense Alaskan brook lamprey North America 18.8 TL 1978
Lethenteron appendix American brook lamprey North America 35 TL 1842
Lethenteron camtschaticum Arctic lamprey Arctic 63 TL 1811
Lethenteron kessleri Siberian brook lamprey Asia 26 TL 1905
Lethenteron matsubarai Asia 17.4 TL 1978
Lethenteron ninae Western Transcaucasian lamprey Eurasia 16.6 TL 2009
Lethenteron reissneri Far Eastern brook lamprey Artic and Pacific Ocean d 26 TL 1869
Lethenteron zanandreai Po brook lamprey Europe 26 TL 1955
Petromyzon marinus Sea lamprey Northeast Atlantic 120 TL 1758
Tetrapleurodon geminis Mexican brook lamprey North America 14.3 TL 1964
Tetrapleurodon spadiceus Mexican lamprey North America 31 TL 1887



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