Research Paper On Sea Lamprey

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They are green and about the size and shape of a minnow. sea lamprey develop their nasty suction cup mouth ringed with rows of sharp teeth after a couple months, once they have reached the juvenile stage. They are in this stage for approximately nine months until they reach their fully developed, adult stage when they finally migrate into lakes to start feeding. They are in the “parasitic stage” (adult stage) for about 12-20 months, until they migrate down to small rivers and tributaries to reproduce. During this stage they have a brownish skin. Sea lamprey are a class three organism with their females laying up to 100,000 eggs each.
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