Teleostei (teleosts) > Gobiiformes
(Gobies) > Eleotridae
(Bully sleepers) > Eleotrinae
Etymology: Eleotris: The name of a Nile fish, eleotris (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Cope.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 51243). Tropical; 25°C - 28°C (Ref. 36880)
North to South America: Atlantic drainage between South Carolina, USA and to French Guiana.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 50536)
Encountered in fresh water as well as in hyper-saline environments (Ref. 13628). Benthic and hides between rocks or undergrowth during the day. Carnivorous, feeds on fish and crustaceans (Ref. 36880).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kullander, S.O., 2003. Gobiidae (Gobies). p. 657-665. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 50190)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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