WoRMS taxon details

Ichthyomyzon unicuspis Hubbs & Trautman, 1937

158538  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158538)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Found exclusively in freshwater throughout the Mississippi drainage and the Great Lakes to Hudson Bay and the St. Lawrence...  
Distribution Found exclusively in freshwater throughout the Mississippi drainage and the Great Lakes to Hudson Bay and the St. Lawrence River. Readily distinguishable from the sea lamprey by its single dorsal fin.  [details]
WoRMS (2018). Ichthyomyzon unicuspis Hubbs & Trautman, 1937. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158538 on 2018-06-21
Date
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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
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2010-02-09 10:05:43Z
changed
2010-02-09 10:37:20Z
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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAmmocoetes concolor Kirtland, 1840) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Found exclusively in freshwater throughout the Mississippi drainage and the Great Lakes to Hudson Bay and the St. Lawrence River. Readily distinguishable from the sea lamprey by its single dorsal fin.  [details]

Habitat Feeding adults are usually found attached to other fishes in large rivers, lakes, and impoundments. Adults migrate upriver to spawn in gravel riffles and runs. Ammocoetes occur in sandy or muddy pools and backwaters.  [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Bait [details]

Reproduction Migrate upriver to spawn in gravel riffles and runs [details]
 

LanguageName 
English silver lamprey  [details]
French lamproie argentée  [details]