Sleepy cod

Sleepy cod generally weigh up to 3 kg.

The Sleepy cod lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The sleepy cod, Oxyeleotris lineolatus, is a medium-sized freshwater fish, native to tropical regions of northern Australia. Sleepy cod generally weigh up to 3 kg. They are very common in waterways across northern Australia. They are plain brown coloured fishes. More

Sleepy Cod Oxyeleotris lineolatus Click for more pictures of Sleepy cod Click here for information about weaning Sleepy Cod One of the most promising fish for future aquaculture. More

Sleepy cods are actually a species of gudgeon, They are the largest gudgeon in the world, and Sleepy Cod normally live in swamps, lurking in the vegitation and ambushing prey. More

FREEFORM INTEGRATION Sleepy cod are a medium sized freshwater fish, native to tropical regions of Australia. They generally weigh up to lkg (about 400mm long), but do reach 3kg. They are common to abundant in rivers and lagoons across northern Australia. More

The colour of sleepy cod can change according to environmental conditions. Not much research has been done as to what triggers this, but temperature and light are the most probable factors that affect the fishes colour. More

NAME: Oxyeleotris lineolatus - Sleepy cod, sleeper gudgeon Data provided courtesy of Aquaculture/Fisheries Center, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff - (Dr. Peter Perschbacher) GENERAL: Photo of Sleepy Cod (c) Neil ArmstrongSleepy Cod drawing Not threatened or endangered. More

sleepy cod illustration This is a regulated species. See Recreational fishing rules in Queensland - Freshwater for the current regulations. More

Freshwater species - evaluation of sleepy cod and golden perch for aquaculture = Project leader: Brett Herbert Principal investigator: Peter Graham Research centre: Freshwater Fisheries and Aquaculture Centre (FFAC) Walkamin Funding body: DPI&F Dates: June 1998 More

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Sleepy cod (Oxyeleotris lineolatus Steindachner) is a tropical species of eleotrid native to northern Australia. A related species, sand or marbled goby, is the highest priced freshwater fish in Asia, and a market for a similar fish exists in expatriate Chinese communities. More

* Sleepy cod Oxyeleotris lineolatus * Trout cod Maccullochella macquariensis * The cod icefish family, Nototheniidae, including: * Antarctic cod Dissostichus mawsoni More

Common names

Black-banded loter in English
Hämytorkkuja in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Sleepy cod in English
sleepy gudgeon in English
線紋尖塘鱧 in Mandarin Chinese
线纹尖塘鳢 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Eleotridae
Genus : Oxyeleotris
Species : Oxyeleotris lineolata
Authority : Steindachner, 1867