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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Sand lances of the genus Ammodytes (family Ammodytidae) are small silvery fishes that inhabit marine and adjacent brackish waters of the Northern Hemisphere.
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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