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Lesser Sand Eel Ammodytes tobianus Length to 20cm<br />
Extremely slender fish. Swims in shoals and can burrow into sand and disappear almost instantly if alarmed. Appears silvery in water; outer of water upper half is greyish-yellow, lower half is silvery white. Dorsal fin starts above pectoral fin.
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Lesser Sand Eel Ammodytes tobianus Length to 20cm
Extremely slender fish. Swims in shoals and can burrow into sand and disappear almost instantly if alarmed. Appears silvery in water; outer of water upper half is greyish-yellow, lower half is silvery white. Dorsal fin starts above pectoral fin.

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Date: 22 Jul 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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