Modoc Brook lamprey (Lampetra folletti) fish profile and information / pictures of Modoc Brook lamprey - Lampetra folletti

Modoc Brook lamprey (Lampetra folletti) fish profile

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Scientific Name Lampetra folletti
Classified By Vladykov & Kott, 1976
Common Name Modoc 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 4 or fewer dull cusps.
Climate Subtropical
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 the types collected from Willow Creek, upper Klamath river system, California.
Region North America
Range Unknown
Maximum Length 30.0 cm
Common Length Unknown cm
Environment Freshwater; demersal; non-migratory
Vulnerability Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100)
Resilience Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (assuming tm=5)
Threat To Humans Harmless
IUCN Red List Status Not Evaluated
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 4.25 s.e. 0.72 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