Ammodytidae


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Noun1.Ammodytidae - sand lancesAmmodytidae - sand lances        
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
Ammodytes, genus Ammodytes - type genus of the Ammodytidae
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All Ammodytidae 3 8 Pacific sand lance, Ammodytes hexapterus 3 8 All Pleuronectidae Pacific halibut, Hippoglossus stenolepis Flathead sole, Hippoglossoides elassodon Starry flounder, Platichthys stellatus Northern rock sole, Lepidopsetta polyxystra Unidentified rock sole, Lepidopsetta spp.
1); Phosichthyidae [Vinciguerria lucetia (Garman)]; Myctophidae [Benthosema panamense (Taning)]; Bregmacerotidae (Bregmaceros bathymaster Jordan & Bollman); Serranidae (Ephinephelus analogus Gil, Paralabrax loro Walford, Paranthias colonus Valenciennes); Ammodytidae [Ammodytoides gilli (Bean)]; Tripterygiidae [Enneanectes nigricaudus (Allen & Robertson), E.
The family Ammodytidae comprises about 31 species in 7 genera and 2 subfamilies found in the Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans (Nelson, 2006; Randall and Heemstra, 2008; Shibukawa and Ida, 2013; Randall and Ida, 2014).