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Ammodytes dubius (offshore sand lance; sand eel; Sand lance; Northern sand lance; Lawnce; Lants; Launce; Lant; Lance)

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Prey / Diet

Ammodytes dubius (offshore sand lance)[1]
Gammarus annulatus[2]
Meganyctiphanes norvegica (Norwegian krill)[1]
Neomysis americana (Mysid shrimp)[2]
Parasagitta elegans (elegant arrow worm)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap



Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[8]
Brachyphallus crenatus[8]
Corynosoma wegeneri[8]
Derogenes varicus[8]
Lecithaster gibbosus[8]


Arctic Ocean; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Beaufort Sea; Canada; East Greenland Shelf/Sea; Greenland; Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf; North Atlantic: Greenland to North Carolina. Also in the northeast Atlantic (Ref. 7251).; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Scotian Shelf; USA (contiguous states); West Greenland Shelf;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit 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.
2Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
3Feeding Habits of Fish Species Distributed on the Grand Bank, Concepción González1, Xabier Paz, Esther Román, and María Hermida, NAFO SCR Doc. 06/31, Serial No. N5251 (2006)
4Offshore diet of grey seals Halichoerus grypus near Sable Island, Canada, W. D. Bowen, G . D. Harrison, Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 112: 1-11, 1994
5Condition and Feeding of American Plaice (Hippoglossoides platessoides) in the North Atlantic with Emphasis on the Flemish Cap, Concepción González, Esther Román and Xabier Paz, J. Northw. Atl. Fish. Sci., Vol. 37: 87–102 (2006)
6Analysis of stomach contents of the porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus Bonnaterre) in the northwest Atlantic, W. N. Joyce, S. E. Campana, L. J. Natanson, N. E. Kohler, H. L. Pratt Jr, and C. F. Jensen, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 59: 1263–1269. 2002
7Differences in diet of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) at five seasonal feeding grounds on the New England continental shelf, Bradford C. Chase, Fishery Bulletin 100 no2 168-80 Ap 2002
8Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London