family Petromyzontidae


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Noun1.family Petromyzontidae - lampreys
fish family - any of various families of fish
Cyclostomata, order Cyclostomata - primitive jawless aquatic vertebrate: lampreys; hagfishes
lamper eel, lamprey, lamprey eel - primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue
genus Petromyzon, Petromyzon - typical lampreys
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Range CLASS OSTEICHTHYES Order Petromyzontiformes (lampreys) Family Petromyzontidae (lamprey) Ichthyomyzon bdellium (Jordon), W, S Ohio lamprey I.