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Ammodytes tobianus (lesser sand eel; Smooth sandeel; Small sandeel; Sand-eel; Sandeel; Lesser sand-eel; Lesser sandeel; Smooth sand eel)

Synonyms: Ammodytes lancea; Ammodytes tobiunus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The lesser sand eel or sand lance, Ammodytes tobianus, is a species of fish in the sand lance family Ammodytidae. It is an elongated cylindrical fish which may be up to 20 centimetres (7.9 in) long.
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Attributes

Female Maturity [1]  1 year 6 months
Male Maturity [2]  1 year 6 months
Maximum Longevity [1]  7 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Predators

Providers

Mutual (symbiont) 
Cryptocotyle jejuna[3]
Cryptocotyle lingua[3]

Consumers

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Oresundsakvariet (Oresund Aquarium)
Universeum Science Center

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northeast; Baltic Sea; Belgium; Cantabrian Sea; Celtic-Biscay Shelf; Denmark; Elbe; Estonia; Faeroe Islands; Faroe Plateau; Finland; France; Galician Shelf; Germany, Fed. Rep.; Gibraltar; Iberian Coastal; Iceland; Iceland Shelf/Sea; Ireland; Isle of Man; Latvia; Lithuania; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Netherlands; North Sea; Northeast Atlantic: Murmansk to Spain, including Iceland and the Baltic (Ref. 4674) and the Mediterranean (Ref. 39911). Two distinct but often sympatric spawning groups exist in the area but have not been given subspecies status although spawning groups; Northeast Atlantic: Murmansk to Spain, including Iceland and the Baltic (Ref. 4674) and the Mediterranean (Ref. 39911). Two distinct but often sympatric spawning groups exist in the area but have not been given subspecies status although spawning groups differ in mean vertebral number (autumn higher than spring), otolith structure, and probably habitats.; Norway; Norwegian Sea; Poland; Portugal; Russian Federation; Spain; Svalbard and Jan Mayen; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom;

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Phocoena phocoena, David E. Gaskin, Peter W. Arnold, and Barbara A. Blair, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 42, pp. 1-8 (1974)
5CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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