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Water Cow Info

The Water Cow, Eleotris picta, is most often exported out of Ecuador, but has been reported over a wide range from Peru to the Pacific slope of Californai and even the Galapagos Islands.

Also know as the Spotted Sleeper, this large, goby-type fish that can reach 44 cm (over 17 inches) Standard Length. This benthic species typically lies in wait for its prey of fish or shrimps under stones or overhanging shorelines.

Generally occurs in freshwater, but is also sometimes found in slightly brackish river mouths. Found in tropical temperatures of 25 33 degrees C.

See the Fish Picture Gallery for a photo.