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Gymnammodytes cicerelus.jpg
Mediterranean Sand-eel (G. cicerelus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Ammodytidae
Genus: Gymnammodytes
Duncker & Mohr (de), 1935

Gymnammodytes is a genus of sand lances native to the eastern Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and the southwestern Indian Ocean along the coast of Africa.


The currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Gymnammodytes in FishBase. December 2012 version.