Accepted scientific name:
Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758 (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonyms:
Ammocoetes bicolor Lesueur, 1818 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Ammocoetes bicolor Lesueur, 1818
Batymyzon bairdii (Gill, 1883) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Batymyzon bairdii (Gill, 1883)
Lampetra marina (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Lampetra marina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Oceanomyzon wilsoni Fowler, 1908 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Oceanomyzon wilsoni Fowler, 1908
Petromyzon adriaticus Nardo, 1847 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon adriaticus Nardo, 1847
Petromyzon americanus Lesueur, 1818 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon americanus Lesueur, 1818
Petromyzon bairdii Gill, 1883 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon bairdii Gill, 1883
Petromyzon concolor Wright, 1892 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon concolor Wright, 1892
Petromyzon lampetra Pallas, 1814 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon lampetra Pallas, 1814
Petromyzon maculosus Gronow, 1854 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon maculosus Gronow, 1854
Petromyzon marinus dorsatus Wilder, 1883 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon marinus dorsatus Wilder, 1883
Petromyzon marinus unicolor Gage, 1928 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon marinus unicolor Gage, 1928
Petromyzon maximus Cuvier, 1816 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon maximus Cuvier, 1816
Petromyzon nigricans Lesueur, 1818 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon nigricans Lesueur, 1818
Petromyzon ruber Lacepède, 1800 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Petromyzon ruber Lacepède, 1800
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Kavall deti Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Peshk kavall Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Llampresa de mar Catalan Spain Click here to show the literature
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Suchja pece Corsican France Click here to show the literature
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Morska paklara Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Mihule morská Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Morská mihule Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Havlampret Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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havnegenøje Danish - Click here to show the literature
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havnegenøjn Danish - Click here to show the literature
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havnegenøjn Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Havniøje Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Amproye Dutch Belgium Click here to show the literature
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Zeeprik Dutch Belgium Click here to show the literature
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Zeeprik Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Eel sucker English USA Click here to show the literature
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Great sea lamprey English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Green lamprey English USA Click here to show the literature
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Green sea lamprey English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Lamper English USA Click here to show the literature
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Lamprey English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Lamprey eel English USA Click here to show the literature
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Marine lamprey English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Nannie nine eyes English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Nine eyes English USA Click here to show the literature
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Sea lamprey English Canada Click here to show the literature
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Sea lamprey English Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Sea lamprey English Ireland Click here to show the literature
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Sea lamprey English Russia Click here to show the literature
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Sea lamprey English Spain Click here to show the literature
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Sea lamprey English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Sea lamprey English USA Click here to show the literature
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Shad lamprey English USA Click here to show the literature
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Spotted lamprey English USA Click here to show the literature
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Stone sucker English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Sucker English USA Click here to show the literature
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merisutt Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Kjølsúgari Faroese Faeroe Is Click here to show the literature
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Súgari Faroese Faeroe Is Click here to show the literature
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Súgvari Faroese Faeroe Is Click here to show the literature
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Merinahkiainen Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Anguille musique French France Click here to show the literature
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Grande lamproie French France Click here to show the literature
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grande lamproie marine French - Click here to show the literature
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Lamparda French France Click here to show the literature
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Lampré French France Click here to show the literature
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Lampreda French France Click here to show the literature
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Lampresa French France Click here to show the literature
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Lamprez French France Click here to show the literature
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Lampria French France Click here to show the literature
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Lamproia French France Click here to show the literature
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Lamproie de mer French France Click here to show the literature
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Lamproie marbrée French France Click here to show the literature
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Lamproie marine French Belgium Click here to show the literature
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Lamproie marine French Can Quebec Click here to show the literature
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Lamproie marine French France Click here to show the literature
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Lamprua French France Click here to show the literature
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Pesciu pece French France Click here to show the literature
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Sept-œil French France Click here to show the literature
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Suce-pierre French France Click here to show the literature
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Lamproie Gaelic, Irish Ireland Click here to show the literature
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Große lamprete German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Großes neunauge German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Lamprete German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Lamprete German Switzerland Click here to show the literature
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Meer-neunauge German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Meerneunauge German - Click here to show the literature
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Meerneunauge German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Meerneunaugen German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Meerpricke German - Click here to show the literature
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Neunaugenkönig German - Click here to show the literature
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Neunaugenkönig German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Seelamprete German - Click here to show the literature
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Seelamprete German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Sæsteinsuga Icelandic Iceland Click here to show the literature
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Lampreda di mare Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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lampreda marina Italian - Click here to show the literature
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lampreda marina Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Juras negis Latvian Latvia Click here to show the literature
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upine nege Lithuanian Lithuania Click here to show the literature
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Buwahhal Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Qalfat Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Sangisug Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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海七鰓鰻 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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海七鳃鳗 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Petromyzon Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Γαλιά Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Λάμπενα Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Λάμπρενα Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Λάμπρινα Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Πετρόμυζον Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Havlampret Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Havniøye Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Morski piskor Other Slovenia Click here to show the literature
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Minóg morski Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Lampreia Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Lampreia do mar Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Lampreia-do-mar Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Lampreia-marinha Portuguese Madeira Is Click here to show the literature
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Lampreira marinha Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Chiscar de mare Romanian Romania Click here to show the literature
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Morskaja minoga Russian Latvia Click here to show the literature
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Morskaya minoga Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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минога морская Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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морская минога Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Morska paklara Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Paklara morska Serbian Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Paklara morska Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Mihula morská Slovak Slovakia Click here to show the literature
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Amprea Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Amprega Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Chucladit Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Ferrêtimo Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Lampardia Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Lamprea Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Lamprea de mar Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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lamprea marina Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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lamprea marina Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Lampreia Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Llamprea Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Llampresa Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Llampresa de mar Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Pegatimôn Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Xuclador Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Havsnejonöga Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Havsnejonögat Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Derebofa baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Cephalaspidomorphi
Order Petromyzontiformes
Family Petromyzontidae
Genus Petromyzon
Distribution: Northeast Atlantic: Norway including Iceland and the Barents Sea, south to northern Africa. Throughout the western Mediterranean but absent from eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Western Atlantic: Labrador, Canada to Gulf of Mexico in Florida, USA. Landlocked in Great Lakes, Finger Lakes, Oneida Lake and Lake Champlain, Canada/USA (Ref. 12269). Appendix III of the Bern Convention (protected fauna) (Ref. 40476).
Additional data: -
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2011
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: -
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=2530
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d14381b4-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201