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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Ammodytidae Sand lances

Genus: Gymnammodytes

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3 species (see list below)

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Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Gymnammodytes capensis
[Cape sandlance]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Gymnammodytes cicerelus (Rafinesque, 1810)

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Gymnammodytes cicerelus
[Mediterranean sand eel]
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Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Gymnammodytes semisquamatus
[Smooth sandeel]
3 Species of Family Ammodytidae with Genus Gymnammodytes
(Sand lances)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1927 Gymnammodytes capensis Cape sandlance Southeast Atlantic and We 17 TL
1810 Gymnammodytes cicerelus Mediterranean sand eel Eastern Atlantic and Medi 17 TL
1879 Gymnammodytes semisquamatus Smooth sandeel Northeast Atlantic 30 SL



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