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Species profile—Mordacia mordax (shorthead lamprey)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Cephalaspidomorphi (lampreys) → Geotriidae (southern lampreys) → Mordacia mordax (shorthead lamprey)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Cephalaspidomorphi (lampreys)
Family
Geotriidae (southern lampreys)
Scientific name
Mordacia mordax (Richardson, 1846)
Common name
shorthead lamprey
WildNet taxon ID
26976
Alternate name(s)
short-headed lamprey
Australian lamprey
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic & Marine

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=26976

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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