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Eleotris  Bloch and Schneider, 1801
Taxonomic Serial No.: 171929

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): sleepers [English]
    spinycheek sleepers [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderGobioidei  – gobies, gobies  
                                  FamilyEleotridae  – sleepers, dormeurs, guavinas  
                                     GenusEleotris Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – sleepers, spinycheek sleepers  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesEleotris acanthopoma Bleeker, 1853 – Asian sleeper 
                                        SpeciesEleotris amblyopsis (Cope, 1871) – dormilón oscuro, largescaled spinycheek sleeper 
                                        SpeciesEleotris andamensis Herre, 1939  
                                        SpeciesEleotris annobonensis Blanc, Cadenat and Stauch, 1968  
                                        SpeciesEleotris aquadulcis Allen and Coates, 1990  
                                        SpeciesEleotris balia Jordan and Seale, 1905  
                                        SpeciesEleotris belizianus Sauvage, 1880  
                                        SpeciesEleotris brachyurus Bleeker, 1849  
                                        SpeciesEleotris daganensis Steindachner, 1870  
                                        SpeciesEleotris fasciatus Chen, 1964  
                                        SpeciesEleotris feai Thys van den Audenaerde and Tortonese, 1974  
                                        SpeciesEleotris fusca (Forster in Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – brown gudgeon, dusky sleeper, brown sleeper 
                                        SpeciesEleotris lutea Day, 1876  
                                        SpeciesEleotris macrocephala (Bleeker, 1857)  
                                        SpeciesEleotris macrolepis (Bleeker, 1875)  
                                        SpeciesEleotris mauritianus Bennett, 1832  
                                        SpeciesEleotris melanopterus Bleeker, 1852  
                                        SpeciesEleotris melanosoma Bleeker, 1852 – broadhead sleeper, ebony sleeper 
                                        SpeciesEleotris melanura Bleeker, 1849  
                                        SpeciesEleotris oxycephala Temminck and Schlegel, 1845  
                                        SpeciesEleotris pellegrini Maugé, 1984  
                                        SpeciesEleotris perniger (Cope, 1871) – guavina espinosa, smallscaled spinycheek sleeper 
                                        SpeciesEleotris picta Kner, 1863 – spotted sleeper, guavina machada 
                                        SpeciesEleotris pisonis (Gmelin, 1789) – spinycheek sleeper, guavina espinosa 
                                        SpeciesEleotris pseudacanthopomus Bleeker, 1853  
                                        SpeciesEleotris sandwicensis Vaillant and Sauvage, 1875 – Akupa sleeper 
                                        SpeciesEleotris senegalensis Steindachner, 1870  
                                        SpeciesEleotris soaresi Playfair in Playfair and Günther, 1867  
                                        SpeciesEleotris tecta Bussing, 1996  
                                        SpeciesEleotris tohizonae Steindachner, 1880  
                                        SpeciesEleotris tubularis Heller and Snodgrass, 1903  
                                        SpeciesEleotris vittata Duméril, 1861  
                                        SpeciesEleotris vomerodentata Maugé, 1984  

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes   
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Eleotris    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Eleotris   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Eleotris   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Eleotris   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Eleotris   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.   
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Eleotris   

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