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lebretonis, Eleotris Steindachner [F.] 1870:947 [3], Pl. 1 (figs. 3-4) [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 60 (1. Abth.); ref. 18767] Near Dagana, Senegal, western Africa. Syntypes: (several) MNHN 0000-6182 (2 or 5); NMW 76244-45 (8, 2), 58729 (6). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:13 [ref. 19958]. On p. 3 of separate. Appeared first as name only in Steindachner 1869:224. •Valid as Batanga lebretonis (Steindachner 1870) -- (Maugé 1986:389 [ref. 6218], Lévêque et al. 1989:123 [ref. 26480], Miller & Wongrat 1990:952 [ref. 19381]). •Valid as Dormitator lebretonis (Steindachner 1870) -- (Lévèque et al. 1991:146 [ref. 31367], Harrison & Miller in Lévêque et al. 1992:830 [ref. 21590], Dankwa et al. 1999:50 [ref. 28023], Pezold & Cage 2002:34 [ref. 25941], Pezold et al. 2007:483 [ref. 30082], Schliewen 2011:208 [ref. 31738], Miller in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2829 [ref. 34618], Skelton 2019:228, 237 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Dormitator lebretonis (Steindachner 1870). Eleotridae: Eleotrinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Senegal south to Namibia. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.