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Eleotris amblyopsis  (Cope, 1871)

Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper
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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).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 25°C - 28°C (Ref. 36880)

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North to South America: Atlantic drainage between South Carolina, USA and to French Guiana.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 50536)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 6; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 9

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Encountered in fresh water as well as in hyper-saline environments (Ref. 13628). Benthic and hides between rocks or undergrowth during the day. Carnivorous, feeds on fish and crustaceans (Ref. 36880).

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Kullander, S.O., 2003. Gobiidae (Gobies). p. 657-665. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 50190)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.7 - 28.2, mean 27.1 (based on 551 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00424 - 0.02467), b=3.06 (2.85 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.3 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .