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1. Inclosed, or nearly inclosed, by land.

2. (Science: zoology) Confined to a fresh water lake by reason of waterfalls or dams; said of fishes that would naturally seek the sea, after spawning; as, the landlocked salmon.

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Re: Sea Lampreys

... The lamprey of the Glakes is known as the Petromyzon marinus. Known to be very destructive to the Great lakes area. Interesting to note; these landlocked lampreys were first introduced to Lake Erie via Niagra falls around 1913. Here is one link, and yes they have a notochord. http://www.fishbase.org/summary/speciessummary.php?id=2530 ...

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by MichaelXY
Sun Apr 27, 2008 9:16 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Sea Lampreys
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