family Ammodytidae


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Noun1.family Ammodytidae - sand lancesfamily Ammodytidae - 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).
Comparative morphology of the fishes of the family Ammodytidae, with a description of two new genera and two new species.

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