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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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The presence or only five instead of six branchiostegal rays initially led to the supposition that this new gobioid might belong in the family Gobiidae (usually with five branchiostegal rays) instead of Eleotridae (usually with six).
Molecular phylogenetics of basal gobioid fishes: Rhyacichthyidae, Odontobutidae, Xenisthmidae, Eleotridae (Teleostei: Perciformes: Gobioidei).
Molecular phylogeny of basal gobioid fishes: Rhyacichthyidae, Odonto-butidae, Xenisthmidae, Eleotridae (Teleostei: Perciformes: Gobioidei).