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Definition of sand eel

sand eel
Lant Lant, n. [Cf. Lance.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small, slender, marine fishes of the genus Ammedytes. The common European species (A. tobianus) and the American species (A. Americanus) live on sandy shores, buried in the sand, and are caught in large quantities for bait. Called also launce, and sand eel.

Meaning of sand eel from wikipedia

- Sand eel or sandeel is the common name used for a considerable number of species of fish. Most of them are sea fish of the genera Hyperoplus (greater sand...
- Raitt's sand eel (Ammodytes marinus), also known as the lesser sand eel, is a small semi-pelagic ray-finned fish found in the North Atlantic Ocean. The...
- The great sand eel (Hyperoplus lanceolatus) is the greater species of sand eel. The maximum size is 35 cm. The great sand eel has an elongated body, with...
- in the shallow waters of the ocean and burrow into sand, mud, or amongst rocks. A majority of eel species are nocturnal, thus are rarely seen. Sometimes...
- The lesser sand eel or sand lance (Ammodytes tobi****) is a species of fish in the sand lance family Ammodytidae. It is an elongated cylindrical fish which...
- The Indian longtailed sand-eel (Bascanichthys deraniyagalai) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels). It was described by Ambat Gopalan...
- The Round sand-eel (Bascanichthys cylindricus) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels). It was described by Seth Eugene M**** and Samuel...
- Panama sand-eel (Bascanichthys panamensis, also known as the Panamic sand-eel in Mexico) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels). It was...
- The Vulture sand eel (Ichthyapus vulturis, also known as the Vulture eel) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels). It was described by...
- The ocellated sand-eel (Lamnostoma polyophthalma) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels). It was described by Pieter Bl****er in 1853....
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