Adult ambushing in a small spring
Eleotris picta adult ambushing hiding among the sunken leaves in Río Olla 5 [Costa Rica]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Eleotris picta Kner, 1863

Guavina manchada; Spotted sleeper.

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Original description as Eleotris picta:


  • Kner, Rudolf & F. Steindachner. 1863. "Eine Uebersicht der ichthyologischen Ausbeute des Herrn Professors Dr. Mor. Wagner in Central-Amerika". Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, München. 2: 220-230 (ffm00404)

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Conservation: Eleotris picta is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).