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Northern Brook Lamprey

Ichthyomyzon fossor Reighard & Cummins 1916

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Ichthyomyzon fossor (Northern Brook Lamprey) is a species of lampreys in the family northern lampreys. They are listed as of special concern by COSEWIC. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary detritivores. Individuals can grow to 17.0 cm. They rely on swimming to move around.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Northern brook lamprey. View this species on GBIF