Ukrainian brook lamprey (Eudontomyzon mariae) fish profile and information / pictures of Ukrainian brook lamprey - Eudontomyzon mariae

Ukrainian brook lamprey (Eudontomyzon mariae) fish profile

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Scientific Name Eudontomyzon mariae
Classified By Berg, 1931
Common Name Ukrainian brook lamprey
Class Lampreys (Cephalaspidomorphi)
Order Lampreys (Petromyzontiformes)
Family Lampreys (Petromyzontidae)
Biology Dorsal spines : 0; Dorsal soft rays : 0; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 0. WIth 62-73 trunk myomeres; trunk mottled in live ammocoetes older than 2.5 years. The caudal fin is dark grey to black in adults and ammocoetes older than 1.5 years. The shape of the caudal fin is spade-like.
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 Europe: Drainages of the Baltic Sea , northern Black Sea , Aegean Sea , and Caspian Sea . One record in the upper Morava system .
Region Europe
Range 57°N - 41°N, 14°E - 49°E
Maximum Length 22.2 cm
Common Length 18.0 cm
Environment Freshwater; demersal; potamodromous
Vulnerability Low to moderate vulnerability (25 of 100)
Resilience Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (K=0.35-0.50; tm=8)
Threat To Humans Harmless
IUCN Red List Status Least Concern (LC)
Human Uses Fisheries: of no interest; bait: usually
Phylogenetic Diversity Index PD50 = 0.5312 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
Trophic Level 3.4 s.e. 0.46 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