DORMITATOR LATIFRONS PDF

The Pacific Fat Sleeper, Dormitator latifrons, whose common Spanish name is puyeki, is a member of the Sleeper or Eleotridae Family, known collectively as. Species Fact Sheets. Dormitator latifrons (Richardson, ). See tree map display tree map. FAO Names. En – Pacific fat sleeper, Fr -, Sp – Camote del Pacífico. PDF | On May 10, , L. Malec and others published Saccocoelioides lamothei n. sp. de Dormitator latifrons (Pisces: Eleotridae) de lagunas.

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Pacific slope from California to Peru Eschmeyer, They have a pale line at the base of their anal dormitahor and a dark line at the base of their pectoral fins. Dormitator latifrons is distinguished from other species in Western Ecuador by having a short, robust body, a wide flat head, a large mouth, maxilary reaches the anterior margin of the ocular orbit, lower mandible projects beyond upper, dorsal fins with dark blotches againts a fainter background, color is highly variable from dark brown to green dorsally, orange blotches at the apix of the latifros fin.

The Pacific Latfrons Sleepers are sold commercially and raised via aquaculture. Sign our Guest Book. Their anal latifrobs has one spine and 9 or 10 rays; their caudal fin is straight; their first dorsal fin has seven spines; their second dorsal fin has a short base with one spine and 8 or 9 rays; their pectoral fins are relatively short and do not reach the anus; and their pelvic fins are long and widely separated.

They have a lifespan of up to 12 years.

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Sign our Guest Book. They prefer water temperatures between 25 o C 77 o F and 33 o C 91 o F. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; pH range: Short description Morphology Morphometrics Body compressed; head flat; first dorsal fin with 7 spines, second with 1 spine and 8 to 9 rays; anal fin with 1 spine and 9 to 10 rays; lateral line with 30 to 34 scales; body depth contained about three times in standard length; body dark green to dark brown with numerous small pale spots Ref.

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Their anal and second dorsal fins have rows of spots. The Pacific Fat Sleeper, Dormitator latifronswhose common Spanish name is puyeki, is a member of the Sleeper or Eleotridae Familyknown collectively as guavinas in Mexico. Within some South American cultures they are considered an important food fish. This is an important food fish and very popular among people in western Ecuador. Benthic and most abundant on sandy and muddy bottoms.

Males are slightly bigger than females. Their head is flat with small beady eyes, a blunt snout, and a large slightly oblique mouth.

They reach a maximum length of 61 cm 24 inches and weight of 1. Inhabit estuaries, stagnant ditches or creeks of low current velocity between the sea and an elevation of 30 m. They have 83 to gill rakers. Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year Globally, there are five species in the genus Dormitatortwo of which are found in Mexican waters, one in the Atlantic and one in the Pacific.

They are bottom feeders that will sift through the substrate consuming detritus, plankton, and small fish. This species is common along the Pacific slope of Ecuador from Esmeraldas to Huaquillas.

Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. In Mexican waters the Pacific Fat Sleepers are found in all coastal lagoons and freshwater systems of the Pacific. 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.

Pacific Fat Sleeper | Mexico – Fish, Marine Life, Birds and Terrestrial Life

Entered by Froese, Rainer. They have a dark bar under their eyes and several dark brown stripes on the dotmitator of their head behind the eyes that extend to the end of their gill cover. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Ingests much mud and detritus, although also filter plankton Ref. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Found in shallow inshore areas; typically in freshwater but moves freely into the sea.

They are very hardy and capable of surviving for up to ten hours out of water due to their ability to absorb oxygen through their broad and highly vascularized forehead.

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Freshwater Fishes of Western Ecuador- Dormitator latifrons

Short description Morphology Morphometrics Body compressed; head flat; first dorsal fin layifrons 7 spines, second with 1 spine and 8 to 9 rays; anal fin with 1 spine and 9 to 10 rays; lateral line dogmitator 30 to 34 scales; body depth contained about three times in standard length; body dark green to dark brown with numerous small pale spots Ref.

Benthic and most abundant on sandy and muddy bottoms. Their mouth extends to the eyes and is equipped with slender teeth with straight tips set in bands latifeons the jaws. Body compressed; head flat; first dorsal fin with 7 spines, second with 1 spine and 8 to 9 rays; anal fin with 1 spine and 9 to 10 rays; lateral line with 30 to 34 scales; body depth contained about three times domritator standard length; body dark green to dark brown with numerous small pale spots Ref.

Click here for link. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. The identical species in very non-photogenic red-brown and jet black colorations were also in this collection.

Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. There are many references for its occurrence in the area e.

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; pH range: Low to moderate vulnerability 25 of dormltator Found in shallow inshore areas; typically in freshwater but moves freely into the sea. They are a component of the aquarium trade on a limited basis. Ingests much latidrons and detritus, although also filter plankton Ref. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. They lack a lateral line and are covered with large scales.

Inhabit estuaries, stagnant ditches or creeks of low current velocity between the sea and an elevation of 30 m.