Ammodytes americanus, American sand lance : fisheries

Ammodytes americanus DeKay, 1842

American sand lance
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> Perciformes/Uranoscopoidei (Sand dwellers) > Ammodytidae (Sand lances)
Etymology: Ammodytes: Greek, ammos = sand + Greek, dytes = anyone that likes immersions, diving (Ref. 45335).  More on author: DeKay.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ökologie

; seewasser; brackwasser demersal; tiefenbereich - 73 m (Ref. 57178), usually - m (Ref. ).   Temperate; 0°C - ; 62°N - 35°N, 82°W - 3°W (Ref. 57356)

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Northwest Atlantic: southern Delaware north to Labrador.

Size / Gewicht / Alter

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.5 cm TL Männchen/unbestimmt; (Ref. 5951)

Kurzbeschreibung Morphologie | Morphometrie

Rückenflossenstacheln (insgesamt): 0; Rückenflossenweichstrahlen (insgesamt): 52-61; Afterflossenstacheln 0; Afterflossenweichstrahlen: 26 - 33; Wirbelzahl: 62 - 70. Number of lateral plicae 106-126, with a mean of 117.4. Best separated from A. dubius by the number of plicae singly or in combination with the number of vertebrae.

Biologie     Fachlexikon (Englisch) (z.B. epibenthic)

Found in shallow coastal waters as well as in protected bays and estuaries (Ref. 10198). Occurs in large schools and burrows in the sand at times to a depth of several inches. Feeds primarily on copepods (Ref. 27549).

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Oviparous (Ref. 101747).

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Nizinski, M.S., B.B. Collette and B.B. Washington, 1990. Separation of two species of sand lances, Ammodytes americanus and A. dubius, in the western North Atlantic. Fish. Bull. 88:241-255. (Ref. 10198)

IUCN Rote Liste Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Bedrohung für Menschen

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 2.7 - 14.2, mean 7.9 °C (based on 128 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00204 (0.00128 - 0.00325), b=3.16 (3.03 - 3.29), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.0 se; based on diet studies.
Generation time: 4.6 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Widerstandsfähigkeit (Ref. 120179):  mittel, Verdopplung der Population dauert 1,4 - 4,4 Jahre. (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Verwundbarkeit (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .
Preiskategorie (Ref. 80766):   Low.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 61.8 [25.1, 129.7] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.463 [0.253, 0.878] mg/100g ; Protein = 17.7 [16.2, 19.2] % ; Omega3 = 0.911 [0.390, 2.131] g/100g ; Selenium = 15.9 [5.5, 39.9] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 33.6 [8.2, 138.9] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.891 [0.566, 1.444] mg/100g (wet weight);