Specimen Information

Petromyzon marinus
Petromyzon marinus
(Sea Lamprey)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1457606
GroupFishes
GenusPetromyzon
Speciesmarinus
Common NameSea Lamprey
LocalityGreat Lakes Region
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameGreat Lakes Region
HUC8 Number04000000
Map
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Collection Year1935
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:752
Author:Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor
Date:1994
Title:Exotic species and the integrity of the Great Lakes: lessons from the past.
Journal:BioScience
Volume:44
Issue:10
Pages:666-676
CommentsIntroduced in 1930's
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/19/2020].

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