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Lutea sleeper, Eleotris lutea Day, 1876

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Suborder: Gobioidei Family: Eleotridae (Eleotrididae; Sleepers) Subfamily: Eleotrinae Genus: Eleotris Species: E. lutea

Synonyms: No synonyms

Common/local names English: Lutea sleeper Bangladesh: Kuli (কুলি)

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005); India (West Bengal and Andaman) and Myanmar (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: Body elongated, compressed with depressed head. Anterior nostrils …read more