Lampetra minima Bond & Kan, 1973

Miller Lake lamprey

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Entosphenus minima Bond & Kan, 1973; Entosphenus minimus Bond & Kan, 1973

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1952 (1958?)

Rediscovered in 1992 (1996?)

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable

 

Distribution

Miller Lake, Oregon, USA

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

USNM 210967.5069890 (5 fish)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Bond, C. E. and Kan, T. T. (1973). Lampetra (Entosphenus) minima n. sp., a dwarfed parasitic lampreyfrom Oregon. Copeia 1973: 568-574.


Other references:

Clemens, Benjamin J. (2017). Progress report: Miller Lake Lamprey. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. 6 pp.

Clemens, Benjamin J. (2018). Progress report: Miller Lake Lamprey. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. 7 pp.

Clemens, Benjamin J. et al. (2020). 2019 Progress Report: Miller Lake Lamprey. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. 10 pp.

Clemens, Benjamin J. and Wang, Christina J. (2021). Dispelling misperceptions of native lampreys (Entosphenus and Lampetra spp.) in the Pacific northwest (USA). Conservation Science and Practice 2021: e402.

Holmes, Branden. (2021). What's Lost and What Remains: The Sixth Extinction in 100 Accounts. Self published. [Available from Amazon]

Kan, T. T. and Bond, C. E. (1981). Notes on the biology of the Miller Lake lamprey Lampetra (Entosphenus) minima. Northwest Science 55: 70-74.

Lorion, C. M., Markle, D. F., Reid, S. B., Docker, M. F. and Schaefer, S. A. (2000). Redescription of the presumed-extinct Miller Lake lamprey, Lampetra minima. Copeia 2000: 1019-1028. [Abstract]

Miller, R. R., Williams, J. D. and Williams, J. E. (1989). Extinctions of North American fishes during the past century. Fisheries 14(6): 22-38.

NatureServe. (2013). Entosphenus minimus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 25 May 2014.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. (2005). Miller Lake lamprey, Lampetra (Entosphenus) minima, conservation plan implementation strategy. Final Commission Approved 6-10-05.

 

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