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Eleotris melanosoma


Eleotris melanosoma was originally described as Eleotris melanosoma by Bleeker in 1853. It belongs to the family Eleotridae. It is commonly known as Broadhead sleeper but has many other common names such as Black spine-cheek gudgeon in Australia, Okamehaze in Japan, Black gudgeon in Papua New Guinea, Virot in Philippines, Broadhead sleeper in South Africa, Broadhead sleeper in South Africa. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific.
Species   melanosoma
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1853
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gobiiformes Gobiiformes
Family   Eleotridae
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Genus   Eleotris
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes
Family   Eleotridae
Genus   Eleotris
Original Name   Eleotris        
Taxon Name   melanosoma
Original Combination   Eleotris melanosoma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Eleotris melanosoma
OriginalSubGenus   Eleotris
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1853
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Wahai, western Sumatra, Indonesia, in sea.
Types   Syntypes: (4) RMNH 4815 (some of 16).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Natuurkd. Tijdschr. Neder. Indië
Citation   v. 3
Page   705

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Eleotris oxycephala
Current Species   oxycephala
Current Genus Eleotris
Current AuthorWI Tanaka [S.]
Current AuthorNI   Tanaka
Current Year   1853
Current Family Eleotridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits brackish estuaries and freshwater streams (Ref. 2847).
Distribution Indo-West Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Eleotris melanosoma  Bleeker 1853. Eleotridae: Eleotrinae.
Name History   • Valid as Eleotris melanosoma  Bleeker 1853 -- (Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:240 [ref. 6441], Maugé 1986:393 [ref. 6218], Hoese 1986:809 [ref. 5670], Roberts 1989:166 [ref. 6439], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:553 [ref. 25598], Zheng 1989:337 [ref. 21202], Allen & Coates 1990:96 [ref. 25561], Allen 1991:156 [ref. 21090], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:977 [ref. 20764], Kottelat et al. 1993:134 [ref. 23448], Skelton 1993:361 [ref. 24071], Zhu 1995:174 [ref. 25213], Miller 1998:289 [ref. 24950], Johnson 1999:750 [ref. 25471], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:637 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1150 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:60 [ref. 25191], Kottelat 2001:60 [ref. 25482], Larson & Murdy 2001:3577 [ref. 26293], Sakai et al. 2001:107 [ref. 25693], Skelton 2001:361 [ref. 27406], Nakabo 2002:1150 [ref. 26193], Myers & Donaldson 2003:641 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:29 [ref. 27624], Tan & Lim 2004:110 [ref. 27716], Larson & Pidgeon 2004:197 [ref. 28107], Parenti & Lim 2005:194 [ref. 28285], Hoese 2006:1600 [ref. 28998], Larson et al. 2008:138 [ref. 29532], Allen et al. 2008:152 [ref. 30265], Schliewen 2011:209 [ref. 31738], Kottelat 2013:392 [ref. 32989]).

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abacurus Eleotris abacurus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan 1896Synonym
acanthopoma Eleotris acanthopoma Bleeker [P.] 1853Valid
acanthopoma hainanensis Eleotris acanthopoma hainanensis Wu [H.-L.] 1991Synonym
acanthopomus Eleotris acanthopomus Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
adspersa Eleotris adspersa Castelnau [F. L. de] 1878Synonym
africana Eleotris africana Steindachner [F.] 1879Synonym
amblyopsis Eleotris amblyopsis (Cope [E. D.] 1871)Valid
amboinensis Eleotris amboinensis Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
andamensis Eleotris andamensis Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1939Valid
annoboensis Eleotris annoboensis Blanc [M.], Cadenat [J.] & Stauch [A.] 1968Synonym
annobonensis Eleotris annobonensis Blanc [M.], Cadenat [J.] & Stauch [A.] 1968Valid
aporocephalus Eleotris aporocephalus Macleay [W.] 1884Synonym
aporos Eleotris aporos Bleeker [P.] 1854Synonym
aquadulcis Eleotris aquadulcis Allen [G. R.] & Coates [D.] 1990Valid
aruensis Eleotris (Oxyeleotris) aruensis Weber [M.] 1911Synonym
aruensis Eleotris aruensis Weber [M.] 1911Synonym
auratus Eleotris auratus (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
aurea Eleotris aurea Shipway [B.] 1950Synonym
australis Eleotris australis Krefft [J. L. G.] 1864Synonym
balearica Eleotris balearica Pellegrin [J.] & Fage [L.] 1907Synonym
balearicus Eleotris balearicus Pellegrin [J.] & Fage [L.] 1907Synonym
balia Eleotris balia Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1905Valid
basalis Eleotris basalis Gray [J. E.] 1842Synonym
belizianus Eleotris (Culius) belizianus Sauvage [H.-E.] 1880Synonym
belizianus Eleotris belizianus Sauvage [H.-E.] 1880Valid
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