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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Ammodytidae Sand lances

Genus: Ammodytoides

(See list of species below)



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10 species (see list below)

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Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.6 cm TL
Ammodytoides gilli (Bean, 1895)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Ammodytoides gilli
[Gill's sand lance]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Ammodytoides idai
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Ammodytoides kanazawai
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Ammodytoides kimurai
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Ammodytoides leptus Collette & Randall, 2000

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ammodytoides leptus
[Pitcairn Sandlance]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Ammodytoides praematura
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.3 cm SL
Ammodytoides pylei Randall, Ida & Earle, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ammodytoides pylei
[Pyle's sand lance]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 7.3 cm TL
Ammodytoides renniei (Smith, 1957)

Photo by SFSA
 
Ammodytoides renniei
[Scaly sandlance]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Ammodytoides vagus
[]

Photo by Heemstra, P.C.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Ammodytoides xanthops Randall & Heemstra, 2008

Photo by Heemstra, P.C.
 
Ammodytoides xanthops
[Yellow face sandlance]
10 Species of Family Ammodytidae with Genus Ammodytoides
(Sand lances)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1895 Ammodytoides gilli Gill's sand lance Eastern Central Pacific 11.6 TL
2008 Ammodytoides idai Western Pacific 12.1 SL
2013 Ammodytoides kanazawai Northwest Pacific 6.3 SL
1993 Ammodytoides kimurai Northwest Pacific 12.1 SL
2000 Ammodytoides leptus Pitcairn Sandlance Eastern Central Pacific 12.7 SL
2008 Ammodytoides praematura Western Pacific 6.1 SL
1994 Ammodytoides pylei Pyle's sand lance Eastern Central Pacific 17.3 SL
1957 Ammodytoides renniei Scaly sandlance Southeast Atlantic 7.3 TL
1916 Ammodytoides vagus Southwest Pacific 15 SL
2008 Ammodytoides xanthops Yellow face sandlance Western Indian Ocean 12.2 SL



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