sea lamprey

The scientific name is petromyzon marinus.

phisical featchers

  • its an eel like fish
  • suction cup mouth
  • can be 12 to 20 inches long
  • weighs 8 to 13 ounce
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  • came from the Atlantic ocean
  • came in shipping canals

where they are found

  • lake Michigan
  • lake Huron
  • lake Superior
  • lake Ontario
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  • the sea lamprey kills 40 pounds of fish more then its body weight.
  • Its kills commercially important fish like trout.
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how there helping

  • they are killing them by polluting some of the water that they are in