Dormitator maculatus (Fat Sleeper). Family: Eleotridae (Sleeper Gobies). Order: Perciformes (Perch and Allied Fish). Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fish). Fig. Additional names. Striped Sleeper Goby, Fat Sleeper, Jade Goby, Jade Sleeper Goby. Additional scientific names. Dormitator lineatus. Body elongate, stout; color varies from olive brown tan to a bluish or darker phase; sometimes with iridescent blue spot on shoulder; faint yellowish vertical bars.
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Dormiator inhabit marshes, muddy ponds and channels with a salinity range of 0 to 21 ppt Ref. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref.
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They ascend upstream but remain in the lower reaches. Not available FishBase mirror site: Low, minimum population doubling time 4.
Body elongate, stout; color varies from olive brown tan to a bluish or darker phase; sometimes with iridescent blue spot on shoulder; faint yellowish vertical bars on sides; dark maculaus from lower eye to chin; light radiating lines behind eyes; posterior margin of upper jaw reaches only to anterior margin of eye; pelvic fins separate, not connect by membrane; dorsal and anal fin bases short; dorsal fin spotted; anal fin yellowish with white margin; origin of anal fin just behind origin of 2nd dorsal fin; head flat.
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Retrieved 24 July Your name or email address: Jul 18, Messages: They have a dark blue spot around their gill covers. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Gobies pelvic fins are fused into a “sucking” disc. A short stubby fish with a conspicuously flat head Ref. Jul 31, Messages: Adults guard the nest. Family Eleotridae – sleepers.
Registration is FREE and very easy! North to South America: I’ve been offering foods high in protein, amino acids, and fat to promote healthy egg machlatus in the female. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. New Jersey Last Seen: The female goes blue most of the time and the male goes sunset orange.
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Omnivorous, adults feed mainly on plants, sediments and invertebrates. Adults guard the nest. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. This order Gobiiformes goby related article is a stub.
Mostly found in fresh water but also in brackish mangrove areas. Have never seen any in LFS. I bought one today and just wanted to know a bit about them. Their bodies are a darker brown, whereas their dorsal and anal fins are redder in color.
Here’s a pic of my breeding pair of 1 footers. No, create an account now. Only guppy size things? How much do these normally go for.
Omnivorous, adults feed mainly on plants, sediments and invertebrates. Sign our Guest Book.
Marine; maculaus brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref. They will build and defend nesting pits, the eggs are tiny as are the fry which need liquid fry food. This page was last edited on 12 Septemberat They ascend upstream but remain in the lower reaches. Retrieved from ” https: My pair feed on live minnows, cut shrimp, mysis, baby crays, predator sticks, earthworm sticks, and cut catfish fillets. Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
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