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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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).
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.
Prey family or group Prey species Gadidae Unidentified gadid species Walleye Pollock Clupeidae Herring (2) American Shad (Aloca sapidissima) Salmonidae Juvenile Chinook Salmon Juvenile salmon species Adult Chinook Salmon Adult salmon species Cottidae Pacific Staghorn Sculpin Ammodytidae Pacific Sand Lance (3) Embiotocidae Shiner Perch Rajidae Skate species Scorpaenidae Juvenile rockfish species Adult rockfish species Biomass reconstruction estimates for prey of breeding seals No.