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Dusky sleeper, Eleotris fusca (Forster, 1801)

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

Synonyms Culius fuscus (Forster, 1801) Culius niger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Eleotris cavifrons Blyth, 1860 Eleotris fornasinii Bianconi, 1855 Eleotris klunzingerii Pfeffer, 1893 Eleotris niger Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Eleotris nigra Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Poecilia fusca Forster, 1801

Common/local names English: Dusky sleeper Bangladesh: Kuli …read more

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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