Chestnut lamprey

Jim Hall, David Noakes

Latin name: Ichthyomyzon castaneus

The Chestnut lamprey is a native species in Laurentian Great Lakes this is threatened by chemical control measures for invasive sea lamprey. Drs. Jim Hall and David Noakes carried out a research study to identify larval ammocoetes of these species so they could be identified in field surveys to avoid chemical control treatments.