Mountain brook lamprey (Ichthyomyzon greeleyi) fish profile and information / pictures of Mountain brook lamprey - Ichthyomyzon greeleyi

Mountain brook lamprey (Ichthyomyzon greeleyi) fish profile

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Scientific Name Ichthyomyzon greeleyi
Classified By Hubbs & Trautman, 1937
Common Name Mountain brook lamprey
Class Lampreys (Cephalaspidomorphi)
Order Lampreys (Petromyzontiformes)
Family Lampreys (Petromyzontidae)
Biology Found in gravel riffles and sandy runs of clean, clear high-gradient streams. Ammocoete larvae occur in sand, mud and debris in pools and backwaters. Non-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 North America: Ohio River basin from southwestern New York to northern Alabama in USA.
Region North America
Range 43°N - 35°N
Maximum Length 20.0 cm
Common Length 13.0 cm
Environment Freshwater; demersal
Vulnerability Moderate vulnerability (41 of 100)
Resilience Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tm=2-4)
Threat To Humans Harmless
IUCN Red List Status Not Evaluated
Human Uses Unknown
Phylogenetic Diversity Index PD50 = 0.5156 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
Trophic Level 4.17 s.e. 0.75 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