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.
Until this year, when the council cut it out of the budget, the dues were paid by city taxpayers, allowing Dyster to participate in conferences held in garden spots like Quebec City and Milwaukee to discuss topics important to Pine Avenue residents such as the growth of the silver lamprey eel in the Great Lakes and the menace of the Asian carp.
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!
There is a good section about invaders of the Great Lakes, including the zebra mussel and the lamprey eel. The authors explain why these predators are a problem for the environment and some of the measures that have been used to combat the invaders.
Chunks of lamprey eel was the magic bait that tempted a run of monster pike.