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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Eleotridae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Eleotridae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Molukka Sea Species List- duplicate, Ceram Sea Species List, NMNH Fishes, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, Australian Desert Fishes (ALA), IUCN, Angola Species List, Barbados Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Brazil Species List, Brunei Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Cayman Islands Species List, Central African Republic Species List, Chad Species List, China Species List, Christmas Island Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Curacao Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, Fiji Species List, French Guiana Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Ghana Species List, Grenada Species List, Guam Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Bissau Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Honduras Species List, Hong Kong Species List, India Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kenya Species List, Laos Species List, Liberia Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Mariana Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritania Species List, Mauritius Species List, Mayotte Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Nigeria Species List, Oman Species List, Palau Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Philippines Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Reunion Species List, Saint Lucia Species List, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Species List, Samoa Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Senegal Species List, Seychelles Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, South Africa Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, Timor Leste Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tonga Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Wallis et Futuna Species List, US Virgin Islands Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Bali Sea Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Bismarck Sea Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List- duplicate, Coral Sea Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, Flores Sea Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Gulf of Aden Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of Tomini Species List, Gulf of Thailand Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Makassar Strait Species List, Malacca Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, Halmahera Sea Species List, North Atlantic Species List, Molukka Sea Species List, North Pacific Species List, Savu Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Singapore Strait Species List, Solomon Sea Species List, South China Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, FAO Fishery Statistics, and Furui 2020

Alternative Names

Xenisthmidae
Bostrychus Lacépède 1801
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cestreus Mc Clelland 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dactyeleotris Smith 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eleotrididae
Invalid according to Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy (unavailable, literature misspelling)
Mataichthys Schwarzhans, Scofield, Tennyson & Worthy 2012
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Sleepers
Recognized by Animal Diversity Web
sleepers preferred

Japanese

カワアナゴ科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Curated hierarchies for Eleotridae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
295 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

GBIF classification

Animalia

IUCN

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
Eleotridae (this page)
21 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
130 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
130 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.