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Ohio lamprey

Ichthyomyzon bdellium


Blue/gray, single notched dorsal fin. Has a black lateral line down each side from head to tail.


The larval stage of the Ohio lamprey is a filter-feeder, and is sensitive to changes in water chemistry.

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Marietta, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Sep 3, 2010
Submitted on Feb 7, 2011

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