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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Ingests much mud and detritus, although also filter plankton Ref. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. They lack a lateral line and are covered with large scales. They have 83 to gill rakers.
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.
Benthic and most latifronss on sandy and muddy bottoms. Pacific slope from California to Peru Eschmeyer, They have a dark bar under their eyes and several dark brown stripes on the side of their head behind the eyes that extend to the end of their gill cover. Benthic and most abundant on sandy and muddy bottoms.
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A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; pH range: Dormitator latifrons is distinguished from dormitwtor species in Western Ecuador by having a short, robust body, a wide flat head, a large mouth, maxilary reaches the anterior margin of eormitator 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 dorsal fin.
Their anal and second dorsal fins have rows of spots.
Their anal fin 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 doemitator are relatively short and do not reach the anus; and their pelvic fins are long and widely separated. Body compressed; head flat; first dorsal fin with 7 spines, latofrons 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 doritator body dark green to dark brown with numerous small pale spots Ref.
They have the ability to migrate from freshwater to the ocean.
They are a component of the aquarium trade on a limited basis. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Inhabit estuaries, stagnant ditches or creeks of low current velocity between the sea and an elevation of 30 m.
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Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Not available FishBase mirror site: Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim.
You can sponsor this page. Within some South American cultures they are considered an important food fish.
Dormitator latifrons, Pacific fat sleeper : fisheries, aquaculture
Ingests much mud and detritus, although also filter plankton Ref. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; pH range: Their head is flat with small beady eyes, a blunt snout, and a large slightly oblique mouth. Males are slightly bigger than females.
Entered by Froese, Rainer. It is cultivated and exported primarily to the United States Laaz et al, Low to moderate vulnerability 25 of They prefer water temperatures between 25 o C 77 o F and 33 o C 91 o F.
Click here for link. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Inhabit estuaries, stagnant ditches or creeks of low current velocity between the sea and an elevation of 30 m. The identical species in very non-photogenic red-brown and jet black colorations were also in this collection.
Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Sign our Guest Book. This is an important food fish and very popular among people in western Ecuador.