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Eleotris senegalensis  Steindachner, 1870

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Eleotridae (Sleepers) > Eleotrinae
Etymology: Eleotris: The name of a Nile fish, eleotris (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Steindachner.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 46888).   Tropical; 16°N - 18°S, 18°W - 14°E

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Africa: Senegal to Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 57413). Also reported from Namibia (Ref. 92840).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 22.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 57413)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Diagnosis: 33-43 (usually 36-40) scales in longitudinal series on flanks, and 2-5 scales on caudal fin base; 12-17 (usually 13 or 14) in rearward transverse series; body pigmentation usually dark with a broad, dark band on flanks, from pectoral-fin base towards caudal-fin base; no prominent dark spot on dorsal part of pectoral fin base (Ref. 57413).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in freshwaters and brackish environments along the coast (Ref. 6802).

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Harrison, I.J., P.J. Miller and F. Pezold, 2003. Eleotridae. p. 670-690 In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy and G.G. Teugels (eds.) Faune des poissons d'eaux douce et saumâtres de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, Tome 2. Coll. Faune et Flore tropicales 40. Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgique, Museum National d'Histoire Naturalle, Paris, France and Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris, France. 815 p. (Ref. 57413)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.4 - 27.9, mean 26.9 (based on 54 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00661 (0.00318 - 0.01373), b=3.14 (2.95 - 3.33), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100) .