from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fish of the family Ammodytidæ: same as sand-eel, 1. Also lance.
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Gannets and terns eat almost exclusively live fish that they catch by plunging; depleting schools of fishes like herring or sand-lance can crucially diminish their food supply.
Testing of sand-lance samples from fishermen's group in the northern town of Hirakata also showed they contained 4,080 becquerel per kilogram of iodine-131.
Testing of sand-lance samples from a fishermen's group in the northern town of Hirakata also showed they contained 4,080 becquerel per kilogram of iodine-131.
_muryan_, the ant; _quilkan_, the frog (which retains its English name when in the water); _pul-cronach_ (literally pool-toad) is the name given to a small fish with a head much like that of a toad, which is often found in the pools (_pulans_) left by the receding tide among the rocks along shore; _visnan_, the sand-lance;
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