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primitive marine vertebrate (class Agnatha) with eel like body and lacking true jaws. Their relatively simple nervous system has been studied in some detail.

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Re: Sea Lampreys

Had to drag out my zoology book. 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. ...

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