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Eel Sucker
Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Cephalaspidomorphi - lampreys and jawless fish »  order Petromyzontiformes »  family Petromyzontidae - lampreys »  genus Petromyzon

Scientific synonyms

Lampetra marina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Petromyzon adriaticus Nardo, 1847
Petromyzon americanus Lesueur, 1818
Petromyzon bairdii Gill, 1883
Batymyzon bairdii (Gill, 1883)
Ammocoetes bicolor Lesueur, 1818
Petromyzon concolor Wright, 1892
Petromyzon marinus dorsatus Wilder, 1883
Petromyzon lampetra Pallas, 1814 o
Petromyzon maculosus Gronow, 1854

Other names

= Great Sea Lamprey
= Green Lamprey
= Green Sea Lamprey
= Lamper
= Lamprey
= Lamprey Eel
= Marine Lamprey
= Nannie Nine Eyes
= Nine Eyes

Least Concern

Images

Petromyzon marinus - Eel Sucker

Author: USFWS

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2530]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/20452]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [304317]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [16781]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

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Explanations

o original combination

species extinct in area described by check-list