Adult hiding
An Eleotris amblyopsis adult hiding beneath a rock in Santa Ana river [Veracruz].Photo by Manuel Salazar González. (23-Feb-2008). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Eleotris amblyopsis (Cope, 1871)

Dormilón oscuro; Large-scaled spinycheek sleeper.

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Original description as Culius amblyopsis:

  • Cope, Edward D. 1871. "Contribution to the ichthyology of the Lesser Antilles". Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. v. 14, pp. 445-483 (ffm00398)

Synonyms (2):

Conservation: Eleotris amblyopsis is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.