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Lamprey Larva (Ammocoetes)

Genus: Lampetra

Description:

I found dozens of lamprey larva on rocks in the fast moving parts of the stream. Not sure right now which species this is.

Habitat:

Spotted on a rock in the Umtanum creek.

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 a year ago

Thanks much Neil. Definitely a fascinating creature.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Awesome spotting, Brian. I hope some of these little ones are fortunate enough to grow into big ones.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on May 5, 2019
Submitted on May 7, 2019

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