Mexican brook lamprey (Lampetra geminis) fish profile and information / pictures of Mexican brook lamprey - Lampetra geminis

Mexican brook lamprey (Lampetra geminis) fish profile

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Scientific Name Lampetra geminis
Classified By ?lvarez, 1964
Common Name Mexican brook lamprey
Class Lampreys (Cephalaspidomorphi)
Order Lampreys (Petromyzontiformes)
Family Lampreys (Petromyzontidae)
Biology Non-parasitic.
Climate Tropical
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: Celio and Duero rivers in Mexico.
Region North America
Range 21°N - 19°N
Maximum Length 14.3 cm
Common Length Unknown cm
Environment Freshwater; demersal; non-migratory
Vulnerability Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100)
Resilience Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Fec=900-3460)
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 3.91 s.e. 0.66 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