family Eleotridae


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Noun1.family Eleotridae - sleepers
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
sleeper goby, sleeper - tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water
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The gobiioid family Eleotridae contains approximately 35 genera and about 185 species (based on compilation from Eschmeyer 2010) that primarily occur in fresh and brackish waters of tropical and subtropical localities.

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