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Eleotrinae oxycephala(Yaizu,Shizuoka,Japan,2007).jpg
Eleotris oxycephala
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiiformes
Family: Eleotridae
Genus: Eleotris
Bloch & J. G. Schneider, 1801
Type species
Gobius pisonis
J. F. Gmelin, 1789[1]

Eleotris is a genus of fish in the family Eleotridae with a circumglobal distribution in tropical and subtropical regions.[2]


There are currently 27 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). "Eleotris". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2016). Species of Eleotris in FishBase. June 2016 version.
  3. ^ Mennesson, M.I., Keith, P., Ebner, B.C. & Gerbeaux, P. (2016): Eleotris bosetoi (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Eleotridae), a New Species of Freshwater Fish from the Solomon Islands. Pacific Science, 70 (4): 495-507.