Eleotridae


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Eleotridae

 

a family of littoral and fresh-water fishes of the suborder Gobidae (gobies). Unlike members of the other goby families, the fish do not have concresced ventral fins. The family embraces approximately 60 species, which are found in tropical and subtropical waters. A single species, the Chinese sleeper (Perccottus glehni), is found in the USSR, in the Amur River basin and the Primor’e region. In recent years, the Chinese sleeper has spread to the European part of the USSR and to Middle Asia. It is easy to catch with a fishing pole.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In Mexico, a number of fresh- or brackishwater fish of the families Atherinidae, Cichlidae, Cyprinidae, Eleotridae, Goodeidae, Ictaluridae and Poeciliidae have been reported to harbour Centrocestus formosanus metacercariae (Table 1).
He and his students conduct fieldwork in the US, and many other parts around the globe and his current projects include: 1) population structure of amphidromous fishes of Micronesia, 2) evolution and systematics of the gobiid genera Ctenogobius, Oxyurichthys, Stiphodon and Sicydium, as well as the cryptobenthic Pacific coral reef fish community ecology and evolution, 3) ecological speciation and adaptive radiation of gobies, 4) cryptic speciation in African freshwater sleepers (Eleotridae: Kribia), and 5) conservation genetics of California desert fishes.
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Molecular phylogenetics of basal gobioid fishes: Rhyacichthyidae, Odontobutidae, Xenisthmidae, Eleotridae (Teleostei: Perciformes: Gobioidei).
Seasonal patterns in metazoan parasite community of the "Fat Sleeper" Dormitator latifrons (Pisces: Eleotridae) from Tres Palos Lagoon, Guerrero, Mexico.
Molecular phylogeny of basal gobioid fishes: Rhyacichthyidae, Odonto-butidae, Xenisthmidae, Eleotridae (Teleostei: Perciformes: Gobioidei).
His current projects (besides aqua) include: 1) population structure of amphidromous fishes of Micronesia, 2) evolution and systematics of the gobiid genera Ctenogobius, Oxyurichthys, Stiphodon and Sicydium, 2) cryptobenthic Pacific coral reef fish community ecology and evolution, 3) ecological speciation and adaptive radiation of gobies, 4) cryptic speciation in African freshwater sleepers (Eleotridae: Kribia), and 5) conservation genetics of California desert fishes.