Tateurndina ocellicauda Nichols, 1955
Peacock gudgeon
Tateurndina ocellicauda
photo by Prins, E.

Family:  Eleotridae (Bully sleepers), subfamily: Eleotrinae
Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; pH range: 7; dH range: 7, non-migratory
Distribution:  Oceania: eastern Papua New Guinea.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 8-9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 13-14
Biology:  Inhabits rivers and ponds. Forms schools that hover over the bottom. Commonly found in rainforest streams.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 07.12.95
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 17.04.06

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