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Definition of the noun Ammodytes hexapterus
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Ammodytes hexapterus is a species of Ammodytes, described by Pallas in 1814.
- synonyms: species Ammodytes hexapterus / Ammodytes alascanus / species Ammodytes alascanus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Actinopterygii
- order: Perciformes
- family: Ammodytidae
- genus: Ammodytes
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Second Edition with supplement by W.J. Kirwin, G. M. Story, J.D.A. Widdowson
A small, elongate fish, used as bait; sand eel, sand lance (Ammodytes hexapterus, A. dubius); also in ...
Encyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)
by Mark Nuttall
and American sand lance (Ammodytes hexapterus) are characteristic and important faunal components of the sea-ice ecosystem. Fish (especially capelin (Mallotus villosus) , char, pike, grayling (Thymallus arcticus), herring (Clupea harrengus), several species of whitefish (Coregonus spp.), flatfish, cod, and salmonids) are important subsistence foods for Arctic peoples. Intensive fishing forms the basis of subsistence for the ...
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Pacific Sand Lance at Manson's Landing Lagoon, Cortes Island, BC.
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