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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Eleotridae Sleepers
Subfamily: Butinae
Genus: Bostrychus

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Bostrychus africanus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Bostrychus albooculata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Bostrychus aruensis
[Island gudgeon]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 14.4 cm

 
Bostrychus expatria
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Bostrychus microphthalmus
[]

Photo by Larson, H.K.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Bostrychus scalaris Larson, 2008

Photo by Larson, H.K.
 
Bostrychus scalaris
[Ladder gudgeon]

Photo by NREB, Sarawak/ DANIDA

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Bostrychus sinensis Lacepède, 1801

Photo by NREB, Sarawak/ DANIDA
 
Bostrychus sinensis
[Four-eyed sleeper]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Bostrychus strigogenys
[Striped-cheek gudgeon]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Bostrychus zonatus Weber, 1907

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Bostrychus zonatus
[Barred gudgeon]
9 Species of Family Eleotridae with Genus Bostrychus
(Sleepers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1879 Bostrychus africanus Eastern Atlantic 21 TL
1927 Bostrychus albooculata Asia
1911 Bostrychus aruensis Island gudgeon Asia 18 SL
1927 Bostrychus expatria Asia 14.4
2005 Bostrychus microphthalmus Asia 7.5 SL
2008 Bostrychus scalaris Ladder gudgeon Western Pacific 9.3 SL
1801 Bostrychus sinensis Four-eyed sleeper Indo-Pacific 22 SL
1937 Bostrychus strigogenys Striped-cheek gudgeon Asia and Oceania 18.3 SL
1907 Bostrychus zonatus Barred gudgeon Asia 18.5 SL



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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013