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Finding sea lampreys a shocking experience

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LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) The most impressive thing to Jeff Slade is just how much life there is under the silt.

"There's an amazing amount of biomass that nobody ever sees," Slade said.

Nobody except Slade and his crews. Slade is the Lamprey Assessment Program team leader with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Ludington Biological Station.

Every year, the USFWS surveys dozens of streams that flow into the Great Lakes for sea lampreys.  more...

 



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