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Shawn Shoop caught a largemouth bass with this lamprey stuck to the side of it

Shawn Shoop caught a largemouth bass with this lamprey stuck to the side of it

A lot of teeth, Shawn Shoop caught a largemouth bass with this lamprey stuck to the side of it in Thornapple Lake last week. Barry-Calhoun-Kalamazoo Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area Coordinator Fallon Januska took a look at some photos of it. She determined it was a chestnut lamprey, which is native to Michigan, not the larger invasive sea lamprey which affects Great Lakes’ fish populations.

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