Eleotris fusca,

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 268

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Eleotris fusca


Eleotris fusca  (Bloch & Schneider [ex Forster] 1801)—Dusky sleeper

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on WAM material (WAM P.28185-018, 1 specimen, Kavieng District ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.— General distribution: East Africa and Mascarenes east to Gambier and Marquesas islands , north to Ryukyu Islands , south to New Caledonia and Rapa. Found in lower reaches of freshwater streams including estuaries, usually on mud bottom, 0–5 m depth. Freshwater, transitional water and marine  .