|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Ammodytidae||Ammodytes americanus||DeKay||1842||American Sand Lance|
Unique Characters: Size small; body very elongate. Snout long, lower jaw strongly protruding. Single long-based dorsal fin without spines. Anal fin much shorter, about one-half as long as dorsal fin, and below rear part of dorsal fin. Pelvic fin reduced with 1 very small spine and 5 soft rays. Caudal fin forked.
Similar Species: None.