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Family: Odontobutidae Freshwater sleepers



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Micropercops borealis Asia 1930
Micropercops cinctus Asia 8 TL 1872
Micropercops dabryi Asia 10 SL 1920
Micropercops hotayensis Asia 1978
Micropercops swinhonis Asia 1873
Neodontobutis aurarmus Asia 5.5 SL 1995
Neodontobutis hainanensis Asia 10 SL 1985
Neodontobutis macropectoralis Asia 1978
Neodontobutis ngheanensis Asia 6.3 SL 2011
Neodontobutis tonkinensis Asia 4.9 SL 1978
Odontobutis haifengensis Asia 10.7 SL 1985
Odontobutis hikimius Asia 15.6 SL 2002
Odontobutis interrupta Asia 17 TL 1985
Odontobutis obscura Asia 17.5 TL 1845
Odontobutis platycephala Asia 20.2 TL 1985
Odontobutis potamophila Asia 15.2 TL 1861
Odontobutis sinensis Asia 18.1 TL 2002
Odontobutis yaluensis Asia 1993
Perccottus glenii Chinese sleeper Asia 25 TL 1877
Sineleotris chalmersi Asia 15 TL 1927
Sineleotris namxamensis Asia 8 SL 2004
Sineleotris saccharae Asia 10 SL 1940
Terateleotris aspro Asia 10 SL 1998



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