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 PacĂ­fico. PDF | On May 10, , L. Malec and others published Saccocoelioides lamothei n. sp. de Dormitator latifrons (Pisces: Eleotridae) de lagunas.

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The zoology of the voyage of H. They are bottom feeders that will sift through the substrate consuming detritus, plankton, and small fish.

This map was computer-generated and latifronss not yet been reviewed. They have a pale line at the base of their anal fin and a dark line at the base of their pectoral fins.

Found in shallow inshore areas; typically in freshwater but moves freely into the sea. Click here for link. Not available FishBase mirror site: They have a lifespan of up to 12 years.

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. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America.

Dormitator latifrons – Wikipedia

There are many references for its occurrence in the area e. Low to moderate vulnerability 25 of Sign our Guest Book. 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, latlfrons 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 dorsal fin.

They reach a maximum length of 61 cm 24 inches and weight of 1. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Pacific slope from California to Peru Eschmeyer, 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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Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Eleotridae – Dormitator latifrons Richardson, A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Inhabit estuaries, stagnant ditches or creeks of low current velocity between the sea and an elevation of 30 m.

Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable latifron Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.

FAO Fisheries & Aquaculture – Aquatic species

Their mouth extends to the eyes and is equipped with slender teeth with straight tips set in bands on the jaws. This species is common along the Pacific slope of Ecuador from Esmeraldas to Huaquillas.

The Pacific Fat Sleepers are sold commercially and raised via aquaculture. Low to moderate vulnerability 25 of Ingests much mud and detritus, although also filter plankton Ref. Benthic and most abundant on sandy and muddy bottoms. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.

Pacific Fat Sleeper, Dormitator latifrons. Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year They are attractive for marketing due to their long shelf-life without refrigeration.

The Pacific Fat Sleepers are found demersal in both freshwater and marine environments over sandy and muddy substrates, such as estuaries, stagnant ditches, and low current velocity coastal creeks in water depths up to 6 feet and dorjitator coastal areas with elevations of under feet. NA, although the species is heavily exploited and cultured as a food dormittaor.

In Mexican waters the Pacific Fat Lattifrons are found in all coastal lagoons and freshwater systems of the Pacific. Entered by Froese, Rainer. 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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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. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; pH range: Their anal and second dorsal fins have rows of latifrnos.

The identical species in very non-photogenic red-brown and jet black lstifrons were also in this collection. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. 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. Their head is flat with small beady eyes, lztifrons blunt snout, and a large slightly oblique mouth. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; pH range: Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year rormitator Benthic and most abundant on sandy and muddy bottoms.

Within some South American cultures they are considered an important food fish.

They have the ability to migrate from freshwater to the ocean. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.

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It is cultivated and exported primarily to the United States Laaz et al, Ingests much mud and detritus, although also filter plankton Ref. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. You can sponsor this page. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. 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.