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

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Butis amboinensis (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Butis amboinensis
[Olive flathead-gudgeon]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Butis butis (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Butis butis
[Duckbill sleeper]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Butis gymnopomus
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Butis humeralis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.7 cm TL
Butis koilomatodon (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Butis koilomatodon
[Mud sleeper]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Butis melanostigma (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by SFSA
 
Butis melanostigma
[Black-spotted gudgeon]
6 Species of Family Eleotridae with Genus Butis
(Sleepers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1853 Butis amboinensis Olive flathead-gudgeon Eastern Indian Ocean 14 SL
1822 Butis butis Duckbill sleeper Indo-West Pacific 15 TL
1853 Butis gymnopomus Asia 11.5 TL
1837 Butis humeralis Indo-Pacific 14.2 SL
1849 Butis koilomatodon Mud sleeper Indo-Pacific 10.7 TL
1849 Butis melanostigma Black-spotted gudgeon Indo-West Pacific 18 TL



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