Found underneath the old culvert we removed in a fish passage improvement project.
(campionamento mediante elettrostorditore nell'ambito dei monitoraggi SIC Rete Natura 2000 della Regione Piemonte)
A few ammocoetes, 5-10 cm
Lampreys (sometimes also called lamprey eels) are an order of jawless fish, the adult of which is characterized by a toothed, funnel-like sucking mouth. The common name "lamprey" is derived from lampetra, which translated from Latin means "stone licker" (lambere "to lick" + Greek πέτρα "stone").