Made to suck

Before Bram Stoker wrote Dracula (1897) and at least 300 million years before Edward and the Twilight saga, lamprey evolved to terrorize fish with their blood-sucking, jawless Read More…

First fish

Judging from its physical appearance, it is likely that this Pacific lamprey (Lampetra tridentata) larvae (ammocoete) was prematurely washed from its sandy dwelling during recent high flows. Read More…

Stuck on you

This ancient jawless fish is seeing for the first time after recently metamorphosing to resemble its more familiar adult form. Juvenile Pacific lamprey (Lampetra tridentate) begin life Read More…

Pacific Lamprey

The Pacific lamprey, Lampetra tridentate, is an ancient jawless fish that resembles an eel. The adults are parasitic attaching themselves to the side or undersurface of its Read More…