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A freshwater-feeding Lampetra fluviatilis L. population in Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland

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  • C. E. Goodwin,

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    1. Queens University Belfast, School of Biology and Biochemistry, M.B.C, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Co. Antrim, BT9 7BL, U.K. and
      †Tel.: +44 (0) 28 9097 5787; fax: +44 (0) 28 9097 5877; email: clairegoodwin@gmail.com
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  • D. Griffiths,

    1. University of Ulster, School of Environmental Sciences, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Co Londonderry, BT52 1SA, U.K.
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  • J. T. A. Dick,

    1. Queens University Belfast, School of Biology and Biochemistry, M.B.C, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Co. Antrim, BT9 7BL, U.K. and
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  • R. W. Elwood

    1. Queens University Belfast, School of Biology and Biochemistry, M.B.C, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Co. Antrim, BT9 7BL, U.K. and
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†Tel.: +44 (0) 28 9097 5787; fax: +44 (0) 28 9097 5877; email: clairegoodwin@gmail.com

Abstract

Pollan Coregonus autumnalis, caught in the fresh waters of Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland, were scarred by river lamprey Lampetra fluviatilis and adult river lamprey were found for much of the year with full guts, indicating a freshwater-feeding population.

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