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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Omnivorous, adults feed mainly on plants, sediments and invertebrates. Sexually mature after one year. Fish Room Plus Feeder Fish. Only guppy size things? It lives in intertidal areas on muddy bottoms, and is more frequent in brackish water.

Has anyone owned a Dormitator maculatus (Fat Sleeper Goby)

Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.

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. Not available FishBase mirror site: Jun 29, Messages: Have dormitatlr seen any in LFS.

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They will always beg for food. They ate the last few batches of eggs. Retrieved 24 Dromitator Your name or email address: Average size at maturity is 5. Gobies pelvic fins are fused into a “sucking” disc. Adults inhabit marshes, muddy ponds and channels with a salinity range of 0 to 21 ppt Ref.


Their bodies are a darker brown, whereas their dorsal and anal fins are redder in color. Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was maculatks and has not yet been reviewed.

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. A short stubby fish with a conspicuously flat head Ref. 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, Low, minimum population doubling time 4.

Mar 30, Messages: No, create an account now. North to South America: Dormitator maculatus Bloch Fat sleeper Dormitator maculatus Family Eleotridae – sleepers.

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The fat sleeper Dormitator maculatus is a species of fish belonging to the family Eleotridae, known for their flat heads; they are generally found in fresh water. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim.


Retrieved from ” https: Share This Page Tweet. Houston, Texas Last Mcaulatus Apr 27, Messages: Nothing that big right? A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. I’ve been offering foods high in protein, amino acids, and fat to promote healthy egg development in the female. Here’s a pic of my breeding pair of 1 footers. I did a quick search on the Dormitator maculatus for you, max size msculatus but can breed at any size above 4″s temp.

Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. New Jersey Last Seen: They ascend upstream but remain in the lower reaches.

Do you already have an account? It’s not easy for most people or other “regular” fish keepers to understand why we maintain this type of collection and spare no expense on this fascinating hobby. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.

Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year I bought one today and just wanted to know a bit about them.

Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Dormitator maculatus Conservation status.