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Title: River lamprey
Description: Two river lampreys (Lampetra fluviatilus) parasitising a fish. River lampreys have large eyes, a silvery body and long snout with the back and sides of the body being uniform in colour compared to the sea lamprey which has a marbled pattern on the back and sides of the body. The large eyes and 7 pairs of gill openings can be seen.
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 14:18:23
Subject Keywords: river lamprey; Parasitism
Taxonomic Keywords: Lampetra fluviatilis

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Sweeting, Roger [Photographer] (2016) River lamprey [image] Freshwater Biological Association [publisher] Permalink:

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