Snakehead gudgeon

The Snakehead gudgeon lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

* Snakehead gudgeon, Ophieleotris aporos (Bleeker, 1854) * Genus Ophiocara * Ophiocara macrolepidota (Bloch, 1792) * Northern mud gudgeon, Ophiocara porocephala (Valenciennes, More

Snakehead Gudgeon in a brackish, 30cm deep, coastal creek at Pulau Sugi, Riau Archipelago, Indonesia. More

Lucky git!! I've been looking for a snakehead gudgeon for years but we just dont't seem to get them in the UK. The scientific name is Ophieleotris aporos, they grow to around 15 inches in length and are highly predatory taking down any fish under half their own size. More

Common names

snakehead gudgeon in English

Order : Perciformes
Family : Eleotridae
Genus : Eleotris
Species : Eleotris margaritacea
Authority : Valenciennes, 1837