Korean lamprey (Lampetra morii) fish profile and information / pictures of Korean lamprey - Lampetra morii

Korean lamprey (Lampetra morii) fish profile

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Scientific Name Lampetra morii
Classified By Berg, 1931
Common Name Korean lamprey
Class Lampreys (Cephalaspidomorphi)
Order Lampreys (Petromyzontiformes)
Family Lampreys (Petromyzontidae)
Biology Burrows into substrate for the duration of the winter months. Parasitic.
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 Asia: Yalu River basin, China and North Korea.
Region Asia
Range Unknown
Maximum Length 20.0 cm
Common Length Unknown cm
Environment Freshwater; demersal; potamodromous?
Vulnerability Moderate vulnerability (39 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 Not Evaluated
Human Uses Unknown
Phylogenetic Diversity Index PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
Trophic Level 4.2 s.e. 0.73 Based on food items.
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