Brook lampreys spawning later than usually


This 2015 video from Wales is about brook lampreys and river lampreys preparing a place for spawning.

Dutch ichthyologists report that this week, brook lampreys have started spawning.

That is about a month later than in earlier years for this species; probably because of the comparatively harsh winter.

Heron tries to swallow giant lamprey. Chokes. Dies. Second heron tries same trick. Also chokes. Also dies: here.

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  1. Pingback: Brook lamprey returns to Dutch stream | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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