English to Afrikaans Meaning :: lamprey

Lamprey :
lamprei
- lamprei

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Noun(1) primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue

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(1) These conditions support a rich diversity of invertebrate life and important game fisheries, such as brown trout, brook lamprey , salmon, crayfish, and otter.(2) Litman next plans to look for novel immune genes in jawless vertebrates, such as lamprey and hagfish.(3) Several fish, such as the sea lamprey , Atlantic sturgeon, alewife, Atlantic salmon and American eel live most of their lives in the ocean but enter freshwater to spawn.(4) Sure enough, lampreys are simple vertebrates lacking jaws, teeth and a bony skeleton, whereas sharks are much more complex animals.(5) Modern adult lampreys measure anywhere from about 6 to 40 inches long.
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(1) lamprey eel ::
lamprei paling
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1. lamprey eel ::
lamprei paling
2. lamper eel ::
Lamper eel
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