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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The fat sleeper is found from the Bahamas and North Carolina to Brazil.

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Retrieved 24 July Sexually mature after one year. Like temperament, ideal diet etc, and if they eat small fish. I’ve been offering foods high in protein, amino acids, and fat to promote healthy egg development in the female.

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. Here’s a pic of my breeding pair of 1 footers.

They ascend upstream but remain in the lower reaches. Gobies pelvic fins are fused into a “sucking” disc. Nothing that big right? Adults guard the nest. Apr 27, Messages: Mar 30, Messages: Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Fat sleeper Dormitator maculatus Family Eleotridae – sleepers. They undergo coloration change during reproduction, carrying out a complex nuptial parade. As one of the founding members, I personally invite you to register and join us today.


Houston, Texas Last Seen: 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. We want to answer your questions, offer advice and fill the galleries with pictures of the fish we have all grown to love. Do you already have an account? Summary page Point data Common names Photos. A short stubby fish with a conspicuously flat head Ref.

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Dormitator maculatus Conservation status. Jun 29, Messages: Sciaena maculata Bloch, Eleotris grandisquama ValenciennesEleotris mugiloides Valenciennes, Eleotris sima Valenciennes, Eleotris somnulentus Girard, Eleotris gundlachi PoeyEleotris omocyaneus Poey, Dormitator microphthalmus GillDormitator lineatus Gill, Eleotris pleurops BoulengerBatanga pleurops Boulenger, Dormitator pleurops Boulenger, Dormitator macrophthalmus Puyo, Dormitator lophocephalus Hoedeman, Gonads develop during the dry season.

When you register, you’ll have instant access to Views Read Edit View history. Also the base of a goby’s 2nd dorsal is much longer than the length from the end of the 2nd dorsal to the base of the caudal fin; the bigmouth sleeper has a narrower body, the emerald sleeper has a pointed caudal fin, and the spinycheek sleeper has a ventrally pointed spine on its preopercle. Hopefully, through this site and discussion forums we can encourage the next generation of Monster Fish Keepers to have the same passion and love we have for the hobby and our Monster Fish.


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My pair feed on live minnows, cut shrimp, mysis, baby dornitator, predator sticks, earthworm sticks, and cut catfish fillets. High vulnerability 57 of Yes, my password is: Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Average size at maturity is 5. Family Eleotridae – sleepers. Omnivorous, adults feed mainly on plants, sediments and invertebrates.

Dormitator maculatus – Wikipedia

Adults inhabit marshes, muddy macuatus and channels with a salinity range of 0 to 21 ppt Ref. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim.

A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Apr 15, Messages: When there young, they have nice colors, as they get larger, it fade to a dull gray.

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I did a quick search on the Dormitator maculatus for you, max size 28″ but can breed at any size above 4″s temp. Thats about all I found. Registration is FREE and very easy! Fishes of the World. Discussion in ‘ Other Monster Fish ‘ started by rumblesushiSep 17,