Ammodytes americanus

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
AmmodytidaeAmmodytes americanusDeKay1842American Sand Lance

Ammodytes americanus

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. No pelvic fins. Caudal fin forked.

Similar Species: None.

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