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Lampreys aren´t a class, they´re a separate species. But yes, they are motile, they swim freely - that is, until they attach themselves to a fish host with their mouths and start scraping off flesh with their tongue. But they can let go and swim away whenever they want.

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Q: Are animals from the class lamprey motile?
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