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Family: Eleotridae Sleepers



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Photo by Allen, G.R.

Oceania
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Allomogurnda flavimarginata Allen, 2003

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Allomogurnda flavimarginata
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Oceania
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Allomogurnda hoesei Allen, 2003

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Allomogurnda hoesei
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Oceania
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Allomogurnda insularis Allen, 2003

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Allomogurnda insularis
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Oceania
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Allomogurnda landfordi Allen, 2003

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Allomogurnda landfordi
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Oceania
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Allomogurnda montana Allen, 2003

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Allomogurnda montana
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Allomogurnda nesolepis (Weber, 1907)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Allomogurnda nesolepis
[Yellowbelly gudgeon]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Oceania
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Allomogurnda papua Allen, 2003

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Allomogurnda papua
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Asia
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Allomogurnda sampricei Allen, 2003

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Allomogurnda sampricei
[]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL

 
Belobranchus belobranchus
[Throat-spine gudgeon]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Belobranchus segura
[]
No picture found
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]

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 34 cm SL
Bunaka gyrinoides (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Pöllabauer, C.
 
Bunaka gyrinoides
[Greenback gauvina]

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.

Eastern Atlantic
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]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Calumia eilperinae Allen & Erdmann, 2010

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Calumia eilperinae
[Fartail coraldgudgeon]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.6 cm TL
Calumia godeffroyi (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Calumia godeffroyi
[Tailface sleeper]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Calumia papuensis Allen & Erdmann, 2010

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Calumia papuensis
[Papuan coralgudgeon]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Calumia profunda Larson & Hoese, 1980

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Calumia profunda
[Deepreef coralgudgeon]

Photo by FAO

Central America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Dormitator cubanus Ginsburg, 1953

Photo by FAO
 
Dormitator cubanus
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Dormitator latifrons (Richardson, 1844)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Dormitator latifrons
[Pacific fat sleeper]

Photo by JJPhoto

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12.4 cm TL
Dormitator lebretonis (Steindachner, 1870)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dormitator lebretonis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm

 
Dormitator lophocephalus
[]

Photo by Laparé, R.

North to South America
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Dormitator maculatus (Bloch, 1792)

Photo by Laparé, R.
 
Dormitator maculatus
[Fat sleeper]

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Eleotris acanthopoma Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Eleotris acanthopoma
[Spinecheek gudgeon]

Photo by Holm, E.

North to South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Eleotris amblyopsis (Cope, 1871)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Eleotris amblyopsis
[Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper]
No picture found
Asia

 
Eleotris andamensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Eleotris annobonensis
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Eleotris aquadulcis
[Freshwater gudgeon]
No picture found
Asia.

 
Eleotris balia
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Eleotris brachyurus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.1 cm TL

 
Eleotris daganensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Eleotris fasciatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22.4 cm TL

 
Eleotris feai
[]

Photo by Appleby, C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Eleotris fusca (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Appleby, C.
 
Eleotris fusca
[Dusky sleeper]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Eleotris lutea
[Lutea sleeper]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Eleotris macrocephala
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Eleotris macrolepis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Eleotris mauritiana Bennett, 1832

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Eleotris mauritiana
[Widehead sleeper]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Africa, Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Eleotris melanosoma Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Eleotris melanosoma
[Broadhead sleeper]
No picture found
Asia

 
Eleotris melanura
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia.
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Eleotris oxycephala Temminck & Schlegel, 1845

Photo by CAFS
 
Eleotris oxycephala
[]

Photo by Ravelomanana, T.

Africa
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Eleotris pellegrini Maugé, 1984

Photo by Ravelomanana, T.
 
Eleotris pellegrini
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Eleotris perniger
[Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper]

Photo by Robertson, R.

North to South America
Max. Length 44 cm SL
Eleotris picta Kner, 1863

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Eleotris picta
[Spotted sleeper]

Photo by Vianna, M.

Northwest to western Cent
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Eleotris pisonis (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Vianna, M.
 
Eleotris pisonis
[Spinycheek sleeper]
No picture found
Asia

 
Eleotris pseudacanthopomus
[]

Photo by Stender, K.

Oceania
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Eleotris sandwicensis Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Eleotris sandwicensis
[Sandwich Island sleeper]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 21.2 cm TL

 
Eleotris senegalensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Eleotris soaresi
[]
No picture found
Central and South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Eleotris tecta
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Eleotris tubularis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 26.5 cm TL

 
Eleotris vittata
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL

 
Eleotris vomerodentata
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific

Erotelis armiger (Jordan & Richardson, 1895)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Erotelis armiger
[Flathead sleeper]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Erotelis clarki
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Erotelis shropshirei
[]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Erotelis smaragdus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Erotelis smaragdus
[Emerald sleeper]

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.

Africa to Oceania
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Giuris margaritacea (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Giuris margaritacea
[Snakehead gudgeon]
No picture found
Oceania

 
Gobiomorphus alpinus
[]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Gobiomorphus australis (Krefft, 1864)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Gobiomorphus australis
[Striped gudgeon]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Gobiomorphus basalis (Gray, 1842)

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Gobiomorphus basalis
[Cran's bully]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Gobiomorphus breviceps (Stokell, 1939)

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Gobiomorphus breviceps
[Upland bully]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Gobiomorphus cotidianus McDowall, 1975

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Gobiomorphus cotidianus
[Common bully]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Gobiomorphus coxii (Krefft, 1864)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Gobiomorphus coxii
[Cox's gudgeon]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 17.4 cm TL
Gobiomorphus gobioides (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Gobiomorphus gobioides
[Giant bully]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Gobiomorphus hubbsi (Stokell, 1959)

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Gobiomorphus hubbsi
[Bluegilled bully]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Gobiomorphus huttoni (Ogilby, 1894)

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Gobiomorphus huttoni
[Redfinned bully]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Gobiomorus dormitor Lacepède, 1800

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Gobiomorus dormitor
[Bigmouth sleeper]

Photo by Robertson, R.

North to South America
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Gobiomorus maculatus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Gobiomorus maculatus
[Pacific sleeper]

Photo by Valerio, J.A.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Gobiomorus polylepis Ginsburg, 1953

Photo by Valerio, J.A.
 
Gobiomorus polylepis
[Finescale sleeper]

Photo by Menezes, N.A./Figueiredo, J.L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Guavina guavina (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Menezes, N.A./Figueiredo, J.L.
 
Guavina guavina
[Guavina]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific.

 
Guavina micropus
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central and South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hemieleotris latifasciata (Meek & Hildebrand, 1912)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Hemieleotris latifasciata
[Pygmy sleeper]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Hemieleotris levis
[]

Photo by Good, P.

Oceania
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Hypseleotris aurea (Shipway, 1950)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Hypseleotris aurea
[Golden gudgeon]

Photo by Larson, H.K.

Oceania
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Hypseleotris barrawayi Larson, 2007

Photo by Larson, H.K.
 
Hypseleotris barrawayi
[]

Photo by Prins, E.

Oceania
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Hypseleotris compressa (Krefft, 1864)

Photo by Prins, E.
 
Hypseleotris compressa
[Empire gudgeon]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Hypseleotris compressocephalus
[]

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.

Africa. Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Hypseleotris cyprinoides (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Hypseleotris cyprinoides
[Tropical carp-gudgeon]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Hypseleotris ejuncida
[Slender gudgeon]
No picture found
Asia

 
Hypseleotris everetti
[]

Photo by Coughran, J.

Oceania
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Hypseleotris galii (Ogilby, 1898)

Photo by Coughran, J.
 
Hypseleotris galii
[Firetailed gudgeon]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Hypseleotris guentheri
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Hypseleotris hotayensis
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Hypseleotris kimberleyensis
[Barnett River gudgeon]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Hypseleotris klunzingeri (Ogilby, 1898)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Hypseleotris klunzingeri
[Western carp gudgeon]

Photo by Mosterd, W.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Hypseleotris leuciscus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Mosterd, W.
 
Hypseleotris leuciscus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Hypseleotris pangel
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Hypseleotris regalis
[Prince Regent gudgeon]

Photo by Ravelomanana, T.

Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hypseleotris tohizonae (Steindachner, 1880)

Photo by Ravelomanana, T.
 
Hypseleotris tohizonae
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Incara multisquamatus
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Kimberleyeleotris hutchinsi
[Mitchell gudgeon]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Kimberleyeleotris notata
[Drysdale gudgeon]

Photo by Germeau, G.

Africa
Max. Length 5.7 cm TL
Kribia kribensis (Boulenger, 1907)

Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Kribia kribensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.7 cm TL

 
Kribia leonensis
[]

Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 4.9 cm TL
Kribia nana (Boulenger, 1901)

Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.
 
Kribia nana
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Kribia uellensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Leptophilypnus fluviatilis
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Leptophilypnus guatemalensis
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Leptophilypnus panamensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL

 
Microphilypnus acangaquara
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Microphilypnus amazonicus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Microphilypnus macrostoma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Microphilypnus ternetzi
[]
No picture found
Oceania

 
Milyeringa brooksi
[]

Photo by Larson et al, 2013

Oceania
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Milyeringa justitia Larson & Foster, 2013

Photo by Larson et al, 2013
 
Milyeringa justitia
[]

Photo by Larson et al, 2013

Australia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Milyeringa veritas Whitley, 1945

Photo by Larson et al, 2013
 
Milyeringa veritas
[Cave gudgeon]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Mogurnda adspersa (Castelnau, 1878)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Mogurnda adspersa
[Purple-spotted gudgeon]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Mogurnda aiwasoensis
[]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Mogurnda aurifodinae
[Northern mogurnda]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Mogurnda cingulata Allen & Hoese, 1991

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Mogurnda cingulata
[Banded mogurnda]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Oceania
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Mogurnda clivicola Allen & Jenkins, 1999

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Mogurnda clivicola
[Flinders ranges mogurnda]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Mogurnda furva
[Black mogurnda]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Asia
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Mogurnda kaifayama Allen & Jenkins, 1999

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Mogurnda kaifayama
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Mogurnda kutubuensis
[Lake Kutubu mogurnda]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Mogurnda larapintae
[Desert mogurnda]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Mogurnda lineata
[Kokoda mogurnda]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Mogurnda maccuneae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 19.1 cm SL

 
Mogurnda magna
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Mogurnda malsmithi
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Asia
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Mogurnda mbuta Allen & Jenkins, 1999

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Mogurnda mbuta
[]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Mogurnda mogurnda (Richardson, 1844)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Mogurnda mogurnda
[Northern trout gudgeon]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Mogurnda mosa
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Oceania
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Mogurnda oligolepis Allen & Jenkins, 1999

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Mogurnda oligolepis
[Kimberley mogurnda]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Mogurnda orientalis
[Eastern mogurnda]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Mogurnda pardalis
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Mogurnda pulchra
[Moresby mogurnda]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Mogurnda spilota
[Blotched mogurnda]

Photo by Armstrong, N.

Oceania
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Mogurnda thermophila Allen & Jenkins, 1999

Photo by Armstrong, N.
 
Mogurnda thermophila
[Dalhousie mogurnda]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Mogurnda variegata
[Variegated mogurnda]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Mogurnda vitta
[Striped mogurnda]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Mogurnda wapoga Allen, Jenkins & Renyaan, 1999

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Mogurnda wapoga
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific.

 
Odonteleotris canina
[]

Photo by Wilson, D.

Asia
Max. Length 27.8 cm SL
Odonteleotris macrodon (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Wilson, D.
 
Odonteleotris macrodon
[Gangetic sleeper]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Odonteleotris polylepis
[]

Photo by Ravelomanana, T.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ophiocara macrolepidota (Bloch, 1792)

Photo by Ravelomanana, T.
 
Ophiocara macrolepidota
[]

Photo by Keith, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Ophiocara porocephala (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Keith, P.
 
Ophiocara porocephala
[Northern mud gudgeon]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris altipinna
[]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris aruensis
[Aru gudgeon]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris caeca
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris colasi
[]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris fimbriata
[Fimbriate gudgeon]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris herwerdenii
[Blackbanded gauvina]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 41 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris heterodon
[Sentani gudgeon]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Oxyeleotris lineolata (Steindachner, 1867)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Oxyeleotris lineolata
[Sleepy cod]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 65 cm SL
Oxyeleotris marmorata (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Oxyeleotris marmorata
[Marble goby]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Oxyeleotris nullipora Roberts, 1978

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Oxyeleotris nullipora
[Poreless gudgeon]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris paucipora
[Fewpored gudgeon]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 55 cm SL
Oxyeleotris selheimi (Macleay, 1884)

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Oxyeleotris selheimi
[Giant gudgeon]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Oxyeleotris siamensis
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris stagnicola
[Swamp gudgeon]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 19.8 cm TL
Oxyeleotris urophthalmoides (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Oxyeleotris urophthalmoides
[]

Photo by Panitvong, N.

Asia
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Oxyeleotris urophthalmus (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Oxyeleotris urophthalmus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris wisselensis
[Paniai gudgeon]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Parviparma straminea
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Philypnodon grandiceps
[Flathead gudgeon]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Philypnodon macrostomus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Pogoneleotris heterolepis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Prionobutis dasyrhynchus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Oceania
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Prionobutis microps (Weber, 1907)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Prionobutis microps
[Small-eyed loter]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Ratsirakia legendrei
[]

Photo by Prins, E.

Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Tateurndina ocellicauda Nichols, 1955

Photo by Prins, E.
 
Tateurndina ocellicauda
[Peacock gudgeon]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Typhleotris madagascariensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Typhleotris mararybe
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Typhleotris pauliani
[]
177 Species of Family Eleotridae
(Sleepers)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2003 Allomogurnda flavimarginata Oceania 6.1 SL
2003 Allomogurnda hoesei Oceania 7.8 SL
2003 Allomogurnda insularis Oceania 5.5 SL
2003 Allomogurnda landfordi Oceania 5.8 SL
2003 Allomogurnda montana Oceania 6.1 SL
1907 Allomogurnda nesolepis Yellowbelly gudgeon Asia and Oceania 4.6 SL
2003 Allomogurnda papua Oceania 11.7 SL
2003 Allomogurnda sampricei Asia 4.9 SL
1837 Belobranchus belobranchus Throat-spine gudgeon Asia and Oceania 19.5 TL
2012 Belobranchus segura Asia 8 SL
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
1853 Bunaka gyrinoides Greenback gauvina Asia and Oceania 34 SL
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 Eastern Atlantic 10.7 TL
1849 Butis melanostigma Black-spotted gudgeon Indo-West Pacific 18 TL
2010 Calumia eilperinae Fartail coraldgudgeon Western Central Pacific 2.2 SL
1877 Calumia godeffroyi Tailface sleeper Indo-Pacific 3.6 TL
2010 Calumia papuensis Papuan coralgudgeon Western Central Pacific 3.1 SL
1980 Calumia profunda Deepreef coralgudgeon Western Pacific 2.2 SL
1953 Dormitator cubanus Central America 9.4 SL
1844 Dormitator latifrons Pacific fat sleeper Eastern Pacific 41 TL
1870 Dormitator lebretonis Eastern Atlantic 12.4 TL
1951 Dormitator lophocephalus South America 9
1792 Dormitator maculatus Fat sleeper North to South America 70 TL
1853 Eleotris acanthopoma Spinecheek gudgeon Southwest Pacific 14 SL
1871 Eleotris amblyopsis Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper North to South America 8.3 SL
1939 Eleotris andamensis Asia
1968 Eleotris annobonensis Africa 8.3 SL
1990 Eleotris aquadulcis Freshwater gudgeon Oceania 25 SL
1905 Eleotris balia Asia.
1849 Eleotris brachyurus Asia
1870 Eleotris daganensis Africa 12.1 TL
1964 Eleotris fasciatus Asia 6 SL
1974 Eleotris feai Africa 22.4 TL
1801 Eleotris fusca Dusky sleeper Indo-West Pacific 26 TL
1876 Eleotris lutea Lutea sleeper Indian Ocean 4 TL
1857 Eleotris macrocephala Western Central Pacific
1875 Eleotris macrolepis Western Central Pacific
1832 Eleotris mauritiana Widehead sleeper Africa 25 TL
1853 Eleotris melanosoma Broadhead sleeper Africa, Asia and Oceania 26 SL
1849 Eleotris melanura Asia
1845 Eleotris oxycephala Asia. 15 TL
1984 Eleotris pellegrini Africa 23 TL
1871 Eleotris perniger Smallscaled spinycheek sleeper Western Central Atlantic 13 SL
1863 Eleotris picta Spotted sleeper North to South America 44 SL
1789 Eleotris pisonis Spinycheek sleeper Northwest to western Cent 25 TL
1853 Eleotris pseudacanthopomus Asia
1875 Eleotris sandwicensis Sandwich Island sleeper Oceania 33 SL
1870 Eleotris senegalensis Africa 21.2 TL
1867 Eleotris soaresi Africa 10.6 SL
1996 Eleotris tecta Central and South America 8 SL
1903 Eleotris tubularis Central America
1861 Eleotris vittata Eastern Atlantic 26.5 TL
1984 Eleotris vomerodentata Africa 7.8 TL
1895 Erotelis armiger Flathead sleeper Eastern Central Pacific
1938 Erotelis clarki Eastern Central Pacific
1938 Erotelis shropshirei Central America
1837 Erotelis smaragdus Emerald sleeper Western Atlantic 20 TL
1837 Giuris margaritacea Snakehead gudgeon Africa to Oceania 23 SL
1962 Gobiomorphus alpinus Oceania
1864 Gobiomorphus australis Striped gudgeon Oceania 18 TL
1842 Gobiomorphus basalis Cran's bully Oceania 9 TL
1939 Gobiomorphus breviceps Upland bully Oceania 8.2 TL
1975 Gobiomorphus cotidianus Common bully Oceania 15 TL
1864 Gobiomorphus coxii Cox's gudgeon Oceania 19 TL
1837 Gobiomorphus gobioides Giant bully Southwest Pacific 17.4 TL
1959 Gobiomorphus hubbsi Bluegilled bully Oceania 8.2 TL
1894 Gobiomorphus huttoni Redfinned bully Oceania 12 TL
1800 Gobiomorus dormitor Bigmouth sleeper Western Central Atlantic 60 TL
1859 Gobiomorus maculatus Pacific sleeper North to South America 27 SL
1953 Gobiomorus polylepis Finescale sleeper Eastern Central Pacific 28 SL
1837 Guavina guavina Guavina Western Atlantic 30 SL
1953 Guavina micropus Eastern Central Pacific.
1912 Hemieleotris latifasciata Pygmy sleeper Central and South America 12 TL
1918 Hemieleotris levis South America 4.8 SL
1950 Hypseleotris aurea Golden gudgeon Oceania 8 TL
2007 Hypseleotris barrawayi Oceania 5.8 SL
1864 Hypseleotris compressa Empire gudgeon Oceania 12 SL
1985 Hypseleotris compressocephalus Asia 10.2 SL
1837 Hypseleotris cyprinoides Tropical carp-gudgeon Africa. Asia 8 SL
1982 Hypseleotris ejuncida Slender gudgeon Oceania 6 SL
1895 Hypseleotris everetti Asia
1898 Hypseleotris galii Firetailed gudgeon Oceania 5.5 TL
1875 Hypseleotris guentheri Asia and Oceania 7.5 SL
1978 Hypseleotris hotayensis Asia
1982 Hypseleotris kimberleyensis Barnett River gudgeon Oceania 6 SL
1898 Hypseleotris klunzingeri Western carp gudgeon Oceania 6.5 TL
1853 Hypseleotris leuciscus Indo-West Pacific 6 TL
1927 Hypseleotris pangel Asia
1982 Hypseleotris regalis Prince Regent gudgeon Oceania 5 SL
1880 Hypseleotris tohizonae Africa 10 TL
1971 Incara multisquamatus Indian Ocean. 6 TL
1987 Kimberleyeleotris hutchinsi Mitchell gudgeon Oceania 4 TL
1987 Kimberleyeleotris notata Drysdale gudgeon Oceania 4 TL
1907 Kribia kribensis Africa 5.7 TL
1916 Kribia leonensis Africa 3.7 TL
1901 Kribia nana Africa 4.9 TL
1913 Kribia uellensis Africa 3.5 TL
1916 Leptophilypnus fluviatilis Western Central Atlantic 6.4 SL
2006 Leptophilypnus guatemalensis North America 3.7 SL
1916 Leptophilypnus panamensis Central America 5.8 SL
2011 Microphilypnus acangaquara South America 1.4 SL
1927 Microphilypnus amazonicus South America 2.4 SL
1927 Microphilypnus macrostoma South America 2 SL
1927 Microphilypnus ternetzi South America 2 SL
2010 Milyeringa brooksi Oceania
2013 Milyeringa justitia Oceania 2.3 SL
1945 Milyeringa veritas Cave gudgeon Australia 5 SL
1878 Mogurnda adspersa Purple-spotted gudgeon Oceania 14 TL
1996 Mogurnda aiwasoensis Asia 4.1 SL
1938 Mogurnda aurifodinae Northern mogurnda Asia and Oceania 10 SL
1991 Mogurnda cingulata Banded mogurnda Asia and Oceania 13 SL
1999 Mogurnda clivicola Flinders ranges mogurnda Oceania 13 SL
1986 Mogurnda furva Black mogurnda Oceania 12 SL
1999 Mogurnda kaifayama Asia 9.9 SL
1986 Mogurnda kutubuensis Lake Kutubu mogurnda Oceania 9.5 SL
1896 Mogurnda larapintae Desert mogurnda Oceania 13 SL
1991 Mogurnda lineata Kokoda mogurnda Oceania 8.5 SL
2000 Mogurnda maccuneae Oceania 7.4 SL
1996 Mogurnda magna Asia 19.1 SL
1993 Mogurnda malsmithi Oceania 6.8 SL
1999 Mogurnda mbuta Asia 10.1 SL
1844 Mogurnda mogurnda Northern trout gudgeon Oceania 17.5 TL
2000 Mogurnda mosa Oceania 11.7 SL
1999 Mogurnda oligolepis Kimberley mogurnda Oceania 8 SL
1991 Mogurnda orientalis Eastern mogurnda Oceania 11 SL
1996 Mogurnda pardalis Asia 12.7 SL
1990 Mogurnda pulchra Moresby mogurnda Oceania 8 SL
1986 Mogurnda spilota Blotched mogurnda Oceania 13 SL
1999 Mogurnda thermophila Dalhousie mogurnda Oceania 13.5 SL
1951 Mogurnda variegata Variegated mogurnda Oceania 13 SL
1986 Mogurnda vitta Striped mogurnda Oceania 12.5 SL
1999 Mogurnda wapoga Asia 6.3 SL
1849 Odonteleotris canina Western Pacific.
1853 Odonteleotris macrodon Gangetic sleeper Asia 27.8 SL
1927 Odonteleotris polylepis Western Central Pacific
1792 Ophiocara macrolepidota Africa 25 TL
1837 Ophiocara porocephala Northern mud gudgeon Indo-West Pacific 34 TL
1996 Oxyeleotris altipinna Asia 4.3 SL
1911 Oxyeleotris aruensis Aru gudgeon Asia and Oceania 16 SL
1996 Oxyeleotris caeca Oceania 10.7 SL
2013 Oxyeleotris colasi Asia 4.3 SL
1907 Oxyeleotris fimbriata Fimbriate gudgeon Asia and Oceania 18 SL
1910 Oxyeleotris herwerdenii Blackbanded gauvina Asia and Oceania 30 SL
1907 Oxyeleotris heterodon Sentani gudgeon Oceania 41 SL
1867 Oxyeleotris lineolata Sleepy cod Oceania 45 SL
1852 Oxyeleotris marmorata Marble goby Asia 65 SL
1978 Oxyeleotris nullipora Poreless gudgeon Oceania 4 SL
1978 Oxyeleotris paucipora Fewpored gudgeon Asia and Oceania 4.5 SL
1884 Oxyeleotris selheimi Giant gudgeon Oceania 55 SL
1861 Oxyeleotris siamensis Western Pacific
2000 Oxyeleotris stagnicola Swamp gudgeon Oceania 4.2 SL
1853 Oxyeleotris urophthalmoides Asia 19.8 TL
1851 Oxyeleotris urophthalmus Asia 28 TL
1982 Oxyeleotris wisselensis Paniai gudgeon Asia 11.5 SL
1927 Parviparma straminea Western Central Pacific
1864 Philypnodon grandiceps Flathead gudgeon Oceania 12 TL
2006 Philypnodon macrostomus Oceania 3.7 SL
1869 Pogoneleotris heterolepis Western Pacific
1868 Prionobutis dasyrhynchus Asia 6.5 TL
1907 Prionobutis microps Small-eyed loter Oceania 23 SL
1919 Ratsirakia legendrei Africa 17 TL
1955 Tateurndina ocellicauda Peacock gudgeon Oceania 7.5 TL
1933 Typhleotris madagascariensis Africa 8 SL
2012 Typhleotris mararybe Africa 4.4 SL
1959 Typhleotris pauliani Africa 7.1 SL



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