1 Sorgiva Orco
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)
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").