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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Jun 29, Messages: Entered by Froese, Rainer. Omnivorous, adults feed mainly on plants, sediments and invertebrates. Apr 15, Messages: Discussion in ‘ Other Monster Fish ‘ started by rumblesushiSep 17, None; Check for state record.
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My pair feed on live minnows, cut shrimp, mysis, baby crays, predator sticks, earthworm sticks, and cut catfish fillets. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Nothing that big right? 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.
Low, minimum population doubling time 4. Dormitator maculatus Conservation status.
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Sexually mature after one year. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. They have a dark blue spot around their gill covers. Very easy to lean on to pellets, meaty foods.
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Fat sleeper Dormitator maculatus Family Domitator – sleepers. Do you already have an account? Don’t think I agree about them fading to dull gray as they get older. Mar 30, Messages: This page was last edited on 12 Septemberat Fishes of the World. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Jul 31, Messages: This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Of course, I can’t keep the male away from this rich food.
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Yes, my password is: 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 band 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.
You can sponsor this page. Adults guard the nest. Habits, They like to dig and sometimes make hollows under drift would, they seem to prefer planted tanks and tanks containing structure like rocks and driftwood and show best color over dark substrate, often breed after major water changes and high protien conditioning.
Apr 27, Messages: Entered by Froese, Rainer. The fat sleeper is found from the Bahamas and North Carolina to Brazil.
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