The lampreys are eel-like, vertebrate, jawless fish of the Class Cephalaspidomorphi, formerly considered to be in Class Agnatha (jawless fish) along with hagfish. About 50 species worldwide.
Introduction to the taxonomy of lampreys by Philippe Janvier.
Introduction to the Petromyzontiformes
Short illustrated article about lampreys.
Species summary for the western brook lamprey from Fishbase.
Species summary of the Pacific lamprey from Fishbase.
Article from Wikipedia on this parasitic aquatic animal.
Scientists Find Lamprey a "Living Fossil"
Article about the oldest fossil lamprey yet discovered which shows that lampreys have been parasitic for at least 360 million years.
A description of this species, its behavior and breeding habits, and its range in the North Atlantic.
Sea Lamprey in the Great Lakes
Article about a species that invaded the Great Lakes of North America from the Atlantic Ocean and efforts to control its spread.
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