Sea lamprey caught in Dutchess County

Department of Environmental Conservation educator Ben Harris caught the two-foot lamprey at the Norrie Point Environmental Center.

News 12 Staff

Aug 25, 2022, 2:52 AM

Updated 640 days ago

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Sea lamprey caught in Dutchess County
A sea lamprey was caught in Dutchess County on Tuesday.
Department of Environmental Conservation educator Ben Harris caught the two-foot lamprey at the Norrie Point Environmental Center. 
Lampreys are jawless fish that feed parasitically on larger fish using their round mouth ringed with hooked teeth. 
Courtesy: Chris Bowser
Courtesy: Chris Bowser


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