Ammocoetes

a hand holding a net with several parasitic eel-like fish with a gaping mouths

Ammocoetes

Damon Goodman, biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service displays Pacific lamprey ammoceotes (young lampreys) in a net at the Carmel River. “Our expectations are that we will see them,” said Goodman prior to their hike up to the river which was previously inaccessible due to the dam. Credit: John Heil/USFWS
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Photo By/Credit
John Heil/USFWS
Ecosystem
River/stream
Media Usage Rights/License
Public Domain
Subject tags
Sampling