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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Ammodytidae Sand lances

Genus: Hyperoplus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Zauke, G.P.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Hyperoplus immaculatus (Corbin, 1950)

Photo by Zauke, G.P.
 
Hyperoplus immaculatus
[Greater sand-eel]

Photo by Svensen, R.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Hyperoplus lanceolatus (Le Sauvage, 1824)

Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Hyperoplus lanceolatus
[Great sandeel]
2 Species of Family Ammodytidae with Genus Hyperoplus
(Sand lances)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1950 Hyperoplus immaculatus Greater sand-eel Northeast Atlantic 35 SL
1824 Hyperoplus lanceolatus Great sandeel Northeast Atlantic 40 SL



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