Far Eastern brook lamprey (Lethenteron reissneri) fish profile and information / pictures of Far Eastern brook lamprey - Lethenteron reissneri

Far Eastern brook lamprey (Lethenteron reissneri) fish profile

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Scientific Name Lethenteron reissneri
Classified By Dybowski, 1869
Common Name Far Eastern brook lamprey
Class Lampreys (Cephalaspidomorphi)
Order Lampreys (Petromyzontiformes)
Family Lampreys (Petromyzontidae)
Biology Parasitic; semelparous. Inhabits all types of rivers and streams, including brackish waters and enters floodplain meadows during high waters. Ammocoetes occur in detritus-rich sands or clay sediments. Spawns in shallow water on sand-gravel bottom.
Climate Temperate
Water Temperature From - Celcius Unknown °C
Water Temperature To - Celcius Unknown °C
Depth From - meters Unknown m
Depth To - meters Unknown m
Zone demersal
Distribution Artic and Pacific: In Europe in Umbra , Severnaya Dvina, Mezen and upper Pechora drainages. In Asia eastward to Andyr drainage ; Amur drainage; Sakhalin Island, Hokkaido.
Region Artic and Pacific
Range Unknown
Maximum Length 26.0 cm
Common Length 18.0 cm
Environment Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; anadromous
Vulnerability Moderate to high vulnerability (45 of 100)
Resilience Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=4; Fec=6,000 (semelparous))
Threat To Humans Harmless
IUCN Red List Status Least Concern (LC)
Human Uses Fisheries:
Phylogenetic Diversity Index PD50 = 0.5312 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
Trophic Level 4.17 s.e. 0.71 Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Is kept in Aquariums False
Occurs in Marine / Salt water True
Occurs in Brackish water True
Occurs in Fresh Water True
Occurs on Reefs False