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Related to Eleotridae: Gobiidae
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Noun1.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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Produccion de larvas de chame (Dormitator latifrons, Pisces: Eleotridae) usando GnRHa and LHRHa.
El numero de especies fue mayor para las familias Gerreidae (5) y Poeciliidae (4), mientras otras familias como Mugilidae, Lutjanidae, Eleotridae y Gobiidae, presentaron tres especies cada una.
(2013) reported the indigenous goby population in Mandulog River where a total of ten goby species found belonging to three families, namely: Eleotridae, Gobiidae, and Rhyacichthyidae.
Todos los peces pertenecieron a la clase Actinopterygii, subclase Neopterygii, division Teleostei, con representantes para cuatro ordenes: Characiformes, Cyprinodontiformes, Synbranchiformes y Perciformes; cinco familias: Lebiasinidae, Poeciliidae, Synbranchidae, Eleotridae y Gobiidae; ocho generos y ocho especies.
Mogurnda and the atherinid genus Craterocephalus, which frequently co-occur elsewhere, are conspicuously missing from the Birds Head fish community, which is otherwise comprised of typical New Guinean components such as Neosilurus Stein-dachner, 1867 (Plotosidae), Melanotaenia Gill, 1862 (Melanotaeniidae), Pseudomugil Kner, 1866 (Pseudomugilidae), Hephaestus De Vis 1884 (Terapontidae), Glossogobius Gill 1859 (Gobiidae), and Oxyeleotris Bleeker 1874 (Eleotridae).
The constitution by other families was comparatively less ( less than 3%) with Engraulidae (2.92%), Cyprinidae (2.10%), Mugilidae (2.10%), Clupeidae (1.68%), Eleotridae (1.26%).
However, Mangaia has substantial brackish and freshwater bodies where goby-like fish (Eleotridae) and eels (Anguillidae) could have been obtained (Butler 2001).
The bio-ecology of the goby, Eleotris lebretonis (Steindachner) (Pisces: Eleotridae) from a eutrophic creek in southwestern Nigeria.