Pit-Klamath brook lamprey (Lampetra lethophaga) fish profile and information / pictures of Pit-Klamath brook lamprey - Lampetra lethophaga

Pit-Klamath brook lamprey (Lampetra lethophaga) fish profile

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Scientific Name Lampetra lethophaga
Classified By Hubbs, 1971
Common Name Pit-Klamath 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 3 dull 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: Klamath River in south central Oregon and Pit River in northeastern California, USA.
Region North America
Range 43°N - 41°N
Maximum Length 22.0 cm
Common Length 14.0 cm
Environment Freshwater; demersal; non-migratory
Vulnerability Moderate vulnerability (41 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 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 4.11 s.e. 0.70 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