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Icelandic lampreys (Petromyzon marinus): where do they come from?

Ichthyological Research (Impact Factor: 0.9). 01/2012; 59(1):83-85. DOI: 10.1007/s10228-011-0248-9

ABSTRACT The recent discovery of sea lamprey wounds on salmonids in Icelandic rivers prompted an investigation on the origin of sea lampreys in Icelandic waters. Using a mitochondrial DNA fragment, the origin of the lampreys examined was assigned to the European stock and not to the North American one.

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