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Oxyeleotris stagnicola  Allen, Hortle & Renyaan, 2000

Swamp gudgeon
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Eleotridae (Sleepers) > Butinae
Etymology: Oxyeleotris: Greek, oxys = sharp + The name of a Nile fish, eleotris (Ref. 45335);  stagnicola: Named in reference to its habitat (stagnicola = "swamp-dweklling").

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Oceania: Known only from the type locality, Cross Levee Road, Timika Region, New Guinea, Indonesia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 80922)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known only from two specimens from the type locality in New Guinea, Indonesia, collected in 1997. Inhabits sago-Pandanus swamp habitat. Attempt to collect specimens in 1998 unsuccessful due to road construction.

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Allen, G.R., K.G. Hortle and S.J. Renyaan, 2000. Freshwater fishes of the Timika Region, New Guinea. Timika, Indonesia : Freeport Indonesia ; Roleystone, Western Australia : Tropical Reef Research; vii, 175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 22 cm. (Ref. 80922)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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