WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmodytes americanus DeKay, 1842

159587  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159587)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to southern Delaware  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to southern Delaware [details]
Bailly, N. (2017). Ammodytes americanus. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159587 on 2018-01-18

Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2017-07-19 06:48:43Z
changed

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basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on copepods, mysids, amphipods, snails, clams, isopods, crabs and polychaetes [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to southern Delaware [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Bottom living species found in shallow bays and protected bays and estuaries, often on or burrowing into sandy bottom; to 20 m in Gulf of Maine. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Potential commercial importance [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Atlantic cod, haddock, pollock, plaice, yellowtail flounder, common dolphinfish, silver hake, finback whale [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawning occurs between November and February [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerican sand lance  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorlançon d'AmériqueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlançon d’Amérique  [details]