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C. Michael Wagner and Jason D. Bals

Behaviour 149 (2012) 901–923 brill.com/beh Behavioral responses of sea lamprey ( Petromyzon marinus ) to a putative alarm cue derived from conspecific and heterospecific sources Jason D. Bals and C. Michael Wagner ∗ Michigan State University, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, 480 Wilson

Mar Huertas, Adelino V.M. Canário and Peter C. Hubbard

papers delivered at the workshop would be a good idea. This issue is the result. Firstly, Bals and Wagner investigated the sources of odorants that contribute to the sometimes spectacular alarm response of the sea lamprey ( Petromyzon marinus ). This system is likely to be quite different from the better

Peter Hubbard, Adelino Canário and Mar Huertas

, 2006), act as riverine pheromone plumes in species such as the sea lamprey (Polkinghorne et al., 2001; Li et al., 2002) or Arctic char (Selset & Doving, 1980), or play an important role in the alarm reaction (Win, 2000; Ide et al., 2003; Kristensen & Closs, 2004). However, most available infor- mation

Sean Sisler and Peter Sorensen

, unpublished results), the non-reproductive attractant has special promise to census and perhaps remove these otherwise difficult fish. Analogies may be made with the sea lamprey ( Petromyzon marinus ), an invasive fish in the Laurentian Great Lakes, whose pheromones are now being tested for control (Sorensen

Berry and Breithaupt

systems (Agosta, 1992) but little is known about their appli- cation in aquatic environments (Corkum, 2004). An exception is the inte- grated sea lamprey ( Petromyson marinus ) management scheme in the Great Lakes of North America which is currently in its initial stages following re- cent identification

Ai-Qing Zhu and Shin-Ichi Terashima

be used as a criteria to distinguish the two. The longer τ accompanied by a larger C was specific to P neurons. In crotaline snakes the tendency of P neurons to have larger R in and longer τ than those of M neurons is similar to that of P and M neurons in the sea lamprey (Martin and Wickelgren, 1971

R.J.H. Beverton

risk of extinction of the indigenous species, but the last is the most dramatic. The two classic cases of destructive predation are the accidental spread of the sea-lamprey (Petromyzon marinus L.) in the Laurentian Great Lakes of North America and the deliberate introduction of Nile perch (Lates

A.V.M. Canário, S.W. Griffiths, C.T. Müller, D. Andreou, D. Burnard, R.E. Gozlan, M.D. Osselton and P.C. Hubbard

.N. & Canario, A.V.M. (2002). Possible disruption of pheromonal communication by humic acid in the goldfish, Carassius auratus . — Aquat. Toxicol. 60: 169-183. Johnson, N.S., Siefkes, M.J. & Li, W.M. (2005). Capture of ovulating female sea lampreys in traps baited with spermiating male sea lampreys. — N. Am. J

Stan Yavno and Lynda Corkum

, females swam to stimuli by moving along the bottom of the flume and at the junction of the floor and walls of the flume. Such 130 Yavno & Corkum thigmotactic behaviour is typical of many bottom-dwelling species (i.e., sea lamprey, crayfish) and is advantageous in avoiding predators (Alberstadt et al

Andrzej Witkowski

should be undertaken at natural localities (WITKOWSKI, 1991a). ENDANGERED TAXA Petromyzontiformes Sea lamprey - Petromyzon marinus. The occurrence of this lamprey species in Polish waters is problematic. In the 19th Century it was found in several rivers during spawning migrations and on spawning grounds