33 Species in Family Ammodytidae
Nominal species list for Ammodytidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Ammodytes americanus DeKay, 1842 American sand lance
Ammodytes dubius Reinhardt, 1837 Northern sand lance
Ammodytes hexapterus Pallas, 1814
Ammodytes marinus Raitt, 1934 Lesser sand-eel
Ammodytes personatus Girard, 1856 Pacific sandlance
Ammodytes tobianus Linnaeus, 1758 Small sandeel
Ammodytoides gilli (Bean, 1895) Gill's sand lance
Ammodytoides idai Randall & Earle, 2008
Ammodytoides kanazawai Shibukawa & Ida, 2013
Ammodytoides kimurai Ida & Randall, 1993
Ammodytoides leptus Collette & Randall, 2000 Pitcairn Sandlance
Ammodytoides praematura Randall & Earle, 2008
Ammodytoides pylei Randall, Ida & Earle, 1994 Pyle's sand lance
Ammodytoides renniei (Smith, 1957) Scaly sandlance
Ammodytoides vagus (McCulloch & Waite, 1916)
Ammodytoides xanthops Randall & Heemstra, 2008 Yellow face sandlance
Bleekeria albicauda Psomadakis, Yoshinaga, Wah & Ida, 2021 White-tipped sandlance
Bleekeria estuaria Randall & Ida, 2014 Estuary sandlance
Bleekeria kallolepis Günther, 1862 Yellow-striped sandlance
Bleekeria mitsukurii Jordan & Evermann, 1902 Mitsukuri's sandlance
Bleekeria murtii Joshi, Zacharia & Kanthan, 2012 Murty's sandlance
Bleekeria nigrilinea Psomadakis, Yoshinaga, Wah & Ida, 2021 Black-edged fin sandlance
Bleekeria profunda Randall & Ida, 2014 Deep-water sandlance
Bleekeria viridianguilla (Fowler, 1931) Tropical Pacific sandlance
Gymnammodytes capensis (Barnard, 1927) Cape sandlance
Gymnammodytes cicerelus (Rafinesque, 1810) Mediterranean sand eel
Gymnammodytes semisquamatus (Jourdain, 1879) Smooth sandeel
Hyperoplus immaculatus (Corbin, 1950) Greater sand-eel
Hyperoplus lanceolatus (Le Sauvage, 1824) Great sandeel
Lepidammodytes macrophthalmus Ida, Sirimontaporn & Monkolprasit, 1994
Protammodytes brachistos Ida, Sirimontaporn & Monkolprasit, 1994
Protammodytes sarisa (Robins & Böhlke, 1970)
Protammodytes ventrolineatus Randall & Ida, 2014
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