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Table 4 Highlights of local ecological knowledge (LEK) on sea lamprey reproduction (N = 40)

From: Ethnozoological knowledge of traditional fishing villages about the anadromous sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) in the Minho river, Portugal

Reproductive behaviorFishers (N)Spawning areas (villages)Citations
Females found males to reproduce09Melgaço26
Males found females to reproduce09Monção18
No rules for this reproductive behavior01Valença09
Do not know21Vila Nova de Cerveira05
Breeding season (months)CitationsLamprey death season (Months)Citations
April28April15
May23May18
January10June11
June09  
March07  
February06