Explore images and fact sheets of the eleotrid fishes on the site. These fishes have been called gudgeons and sleepers.


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A Snakehead Gudgeon caught on hook and line at a depth between .5 m and 1 m at approximately 3pm, Suavanao, Santa Isabel Province, Solomon Islands, 8 August 2010.

The stream is spring fed and is separated from any tidal influence. The fish was taken on a small surface lure to imitate insects, falling from the overhaning canopy.

Spangled Gudgeon, Ophiocara porocephala

Snakehead Gudgeon, Giuris margaritacea.

Image: Chris Starkey
© Chris Starkey

Snakehead Gudgeon, Giuris margaritacea

A Snakehead Gudgeon, Giuris margaritacea, in Five Mile Hole near Cardwell, Queensland.

Image: Andrew Green
© Andrew Green