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 for sand lance
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lance fish \Lance" fish`\n. (Zool.)
     A slender marine fish of the genus Ammodytes, especially
     Ammodytes tobianus of the English coast; -- called also
     sand lance.
     [1913 Webster] Lancegay

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sand lance
      n 1: very small silvery eellike schooling fishes that burrow
           into sandy beaches [syn: sand lance, sand launce, sand
           eel, launce]

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