Kern brook lamprey (Lampetra hubbsi) fish profile and information / pictures of Kern brook lamprey - Lampetra hubbsi

Kern brook lamprey (Lampetra hubbsi) fish profile

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Scientific Name Lampetra hubbsi
Classified By Vladykov & Kott, 1976
Common Name Kern brook lamprey
Class Lampreys (Cephalaspidomorphi)
Order Lampreys (Petromyzontiformes)
Family Lampreys (Petromyzontidae)
Biology Dorsal spines : 0; Anal spines: 0. Four pairs of lateral tooth plates ; supra oral plate with two sharp cusps;
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 North America: known only from Friant-Kern Canal in Kern County and Merced River in Merced County, California, USA.
Region North America
Range 38°N - 36°N
Maximum Length 14.0 cm
Common Length 12.9 cm
Environment Freshwater; demersal; non-migratory
Vulnerability Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100)
Resilience Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)
Threat To Humans Harmless
IUCN Red List Status Lower Risk: near threatened (LR/nt)
Human Uses Fisheries: of no interest
Phylogenetic Diversity Index PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
Trophic Level 3.82 s.e. 0.69 Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Is kept in Aquariums False
Occurs in Marine / Salt water False
Occurs in Brackish water False
Occurs in Fresh Water True
Occurs on Reefs False