lamprey eel


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Noun1.lamprey eel - primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tonguelamprey eel - primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue
agnathan, jawless fish, jawless vertebrate - eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes and some extinct forms
Petromyzon marinus, sea lamprey - large anadromous lamprey sometimes used as food; destructive of native fish fauna in the Great Lakes
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It's been more than 60 years since 4,000 people would show up for the annual Rossport Fish Derby before the lamprey eel finished off the trout.
Where else can you see the live-action effects of a dam on a river, examine the teeth of a lamprey eel, and walk through a wall of fog all in one room
His picture of the jawless, lipless lamprey eel is particularly icky.
Chunks of lamprey eel was the magic bait that tempted a run of monster pike.