Broadhead sleeper

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Broadhead sleeper
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Gobioidei
Family: Eleotridae
Genus: Eleotris
Species: E. melanosoma
Binomial name
Eleotris melanosoma
Bleeker, 1852
Synonyms
  • Culius melanosoma (Bleeker, 1852)

Eleotris melanosoma, the Broadhead sleeper, is a species of sleeper goby native to marine, fresh and brackish waters from coastal eastern Africa through southern Asia to the islands of the western Pacific Ocean. This species can reach a length of 26 centimetres (10 in) SL. It is of minor importance to local commercial fisheries.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Larson, H. & Ng, H.H. 2012. Eleotris melanosoma. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 06 July 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Eleotris melanosoma" in FishBase. April 2013 version.

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