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What does SAN stand for?

SAN stands for Sandeels (FAO species name code)

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For fishing live sandeels a 3/0 or 4/0 Aberdeenstyle hook tied to the end of the hooklink will usually do the business.
Sat-navved birds in Scotland have also been recorded travelling almost 200 miles out of their way to get food, while most monitored birds on Bardsey do not stray far from their base, suggesting an abundance of their favourite prey, like sandeels.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Scotland said a "plentiful supply" of food in the form of sandeels and other small fish has helped many species that struggled to raise chicks in recent years.
He said the declines were being driven by changes to the availability of plankton, as a result of climate change, which had a knock-on impact on the numbers of sandeels, sprats and other small fish.