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Title: Mouth of a river lamprey
Description: The mouth structures of adult Petromyzontidae can be used to distinguish between brook, sea and river types. This slide shows a river lamprey Lampetra fluviatilis distinguished by a posterior lamina with 7-10 cusps, few strong, sharp teeth on the oral disc and not in radiating rows.
Photographer: Roger Sweeting
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Copyright Holder: Freshwater Biological Association
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Note (original item): Record creation date:2008-08-19 14:18:20
Subject Keywords: river lamprey
Taxonomic Keywords: Lampetra fluviatilis; petromyzontidae

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Citation of this item should be as follows:
Sweeting, Roger [Photographer] (2016) Mouth of a river lamprey [image] Freshwater Biological Association [publisher] Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/fbaia:2676

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