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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Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: A short stubby fish with a conspicuously flat head Ref.
Mostly found in fresh water but also in brackish mangrove areas. They ascend upstream but remain in the lower reaches. Sexually mature after one year.
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Gonads develop during the dry season. Average size at maturity is 5. Omnivorous, adults feed mainly on plants, sediments and invertebrates. They undergo coloration change during reproduction, carrying out a complex nuptial parade. Adults guard the nest. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.
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Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref.
Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Low, minimum population doubling time 4.
High vulnerability 57 of 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. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref. North to South America: Adults inhabit marshes, muddy ponds and channels with a salinity range of 0 to 21 ppt Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Entered by Froese, Rainer.
Sign our Guest Book. Not available FishBase mirror site: Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.