Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Ammodytidae > Genus: Ammodytes > Species: Ammodytes marinus

Launce - Ammodytes marinus Raitt, 1934

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.


Not evaluated


Least Concern


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Aguacioso Spanish Fishbase
Blåtobis Swedish Fishbase
Cicerello Italian Fishbase
Dobijak niebieski Polish Fishbase
Equille French Fishbase
Galeota Portuguese Fishbase
Havsil Norwegian Fishbase
Havstobis Swedish Fishbase
Havtobis Danish Fishbase
Hujka Serbian Fishbase
Kleiner Sandaal German Fishbase
Kum baligi Turkish Fishbase
Lançon equille French Fishbase
Launce English Fishbase
Lesser sand-eel English Fishbase
Lesser sandeel English Fishbase
Marsíli Icelandic Fishbase
Merituulenkala Finnish Fishbase
Noorse zandspiering Dutch Fishbase
Raitt's sandeel English Fishbase
Sandsíli Icelandic Fishbase
Tobiasfisch German Fishbase
Tobis German Fishbase
Tobis småsil Norwegian Fishbase
Vanlig tobis Swedish Fishbase
Zandspiering Dutch Fishbase
No synonyms available.

Other resources

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GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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