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Family: Butidae Marine gudgeons



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Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Bostrychus africanus
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Bostrychus albooculata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Bostrychus aruensis
[Island gudgeon]



Asia
Max. Length 14.4 cm
Bostrychus expatria (Herre, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Matillano, J.D.
 
Bostrychus expatria
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Bostrychus microphthalmus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Bostrychus scalaris Larson, 2008

Photo by Photo by Larson, H.K.
 
Bostrychus scalaris
[Ladder gudgeon]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Bostrychus sinensis Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Photo by NREB, Sarawak/ DANIDA
 
Bostrychus sinensis
[Four-eyed sleeper]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Bostrychus strigogenys
[Striped-cheek gudgeon]



Asia
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Bostrychus zonatus Weber, 1907

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Bostrychus zonatus
[Barred gudgeon]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Butis amboinensis (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Butis amboinensis
[Olive flathead-gudgeon]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Butis butis (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Butis butis
[Duckbill sleeper]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Butis gymnopomus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Butis humeralis
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.7 cm TL
Butis koilomatodon (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Butis koilomatodon
[Mud sleeper]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Butis melanostigma (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Butis melanostigma
[Black-spotted gudgeon]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Incara multisquamatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Kribia kribensis (Boulenger, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Kribia kribensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm TL

 
Kribia leonensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Kribia nana (Boulenger, 1901)

Photo by Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.
 
Kribia nana
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Kribia uellensis
[]
No picture found


 
Odonteleotris canina
[]



Asia
Max. Length 27.8 cm SL
Odonteleotris macrodon (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Wilson, D.
 
Odonteleotris macrodon
[Gangetic sleeper]
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Odonteleotris polylepis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ophiocara macrolepidota (Bloch, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Ravelomanana, T.
 
Ophiocara macrolepidota
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Ophiocara porocephala (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Photo by Keith, P.
 
Ophiocara porocephala
[Northern mud gudgeon]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris altipinna
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris aruensis
[Aru gudgeon]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris caeca
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris colasi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris fimbriata
[Fimbriate gudgeon]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris herwerdenii
[Blackbanded gauvina]
No picture found

Max. Length 41 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris heterodon
[Sentani gudgeon]



Oceania
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Oxyeleotris lineolata (Steindachner, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Aland, G.
 
Oxyeleotris lineolata
[Sleepy cod]



Asia
Max. Length 65 cm SL
Oxyeleotris marmorata (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Grimm, M.
 
Oxyeleotris marmorata
[Marble goby]



Oceania
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Oxyeleotris nullipora Roberts, 1978

Photo by Photo by Aland, G.
 
Oxyeleotris nullipora
[Poreless gudgeon]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris paucipora
[Fewpored gudgeon]



Oceania
Max. Length 55 cm SL
Oxyeleotris selheimi (Macleay, 1884)

Photo by Photo by Aland, G.
 
Oxyeleotris selheimi
[Giant gudgeon]
No picture found


 
Oxyeleotris siamensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris stagnicola
[Swamp gudgeon]



Asia
Max. Length 19.8 cm TL
Oxyeleotris urophthalmoides (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Oxyeleotris urophthalmoides
[]



Asia
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Oxyeleotris urophthalmus (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Oxyeleotris urophthalmus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Oxyeleotris wisselensis
[Paniai gudgeon]
No picture found


 
Parviparma straminea
[]
No picture found


 
Pogoneleotris heterolepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Prionobutis dasyrhynchus
[]



Oceania
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Prionobutis microps (Weber, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Prionobutis microps
[Small-eyed loter]



46 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bostrychus africanus Eastern Atlantic 21 TL 1879
Bostrychus albooculata Asia 1927
Bostrychus aruensis Island gudgeon Asia 18 SL 1911
Bostrychus expatria Asia 14.4 1927
Bostrychus microphthalmus Asia 7.5 SL 2005
Bostrychus scalaris Ladder gudgeon Western Pacific 9.3 SL 2008
Bostrychus sinensis Four-eyed sleeper Indo-Pacific 22 SL 1801
Bostrychus strigogenys Striped-cheek gudgeon Asia and Oceania 18.3 SL 1937
Bostrychus zonatus Barred gudgeon Asia 18.5 SL 1907
Butis amboinensis Olive flathead-gudgeon Eastern Indian Ocean 14 SL 1853
Butis butis Duckbill sleeper Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1822
Butis gymnopomus Asia 11.5 TL 1853
Butis humeralis Indo-Pacific 14.2 SL 1837
Butis koilomatodon Mud sleeper Indo-Pacific 10.7 TL 1849
Butis melanostigma Black-spotted gudgeon Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1849
Incara multisquamatus Indian Ocean. 6 TL 1971
Kribia kribensis Africa 4.6 SL 1907
Kribia leonensis Africa 3.7 TL 1916
Kribia nana Africa 5.8 TL 1901
Kribia uellensis Africa 3.5 TL 1913
Odonteleotris canina Western Pacific. 1849
Odonteleotris macrodon Gangetic sleeper Asia 27.8 SL 1853
Odonteleotris polylepis Western Central Pacific 1927
Ophiocara macrolepidota Africa 25 TL 1792
Ophiocara porocephala Northern mud gudgeon Indo-West Pacific 34 TL 1837
Oxyeleotris altipinna Asia 4.3 SL 1996
Oxyeleotris aruensis Aru gudgeon Asia and Oceania 16 SL 1911
Oxyeleotris caeca Oceania 10.7 SL 1996
Oxyeleotris colasi Asia 4.3 SL 2013
Oxyeleotris fimbriata Fimbriate gudgeon Asia and Oceania 18 SL 1907
Oxyeleotris herwerdenii Blackbanded gauvina Asia and Oceania 30 SL 1910
Oxyeleotris heterodon Sentani gudgeon Oceania 41 SL 1907
Oxyeleotris lineolata Sleepy cod Oceania 45 SL 1867
Oxyeleotris marmorata Marble goby Asia 65 SL 1852
Oxyeleotris nullipora Poreless gudgeon Oceania 4 SL 1978
Oxyeleotris paucipora Fewpored gudgeon Asia and Oceania 4.5 SL 1978
Oxyeleotris selheimi Giant gudgeon Oceania 55 SL 1884
Oxyeleotris siamensis Western Pacific 1861
Oxyeleotris stagnicola Swamp gudgeon Oceania 4.2 SL 2000
Oxyeleotris urophthalmoides Asia 19.8 TL 1853
Oxyeleotris urophthalmus Asia 28 TL 1851
Oxyeleotris wisselensis Paniai gudgeon Asia 11.5 SL 1982
Parviparma straminea Western Central Pacific 1927
Pogoneleotris heterolepis Western Pacific 1869
Prionobutis dasyrhynchus Asia 6.5 TL 1868
Prionobutis microps Small-eyed loter Oceania 23 SL 1907



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