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. I did a quick search on the Dormitator maculatus for you, max size 28″ but can breed at any size above 4″s temp.

Fat sleeper, Dormitator maculatus

Family Eleotridae – sleepers. Gonads develop during the dry season. As one of the founding members, I personally invite you to register and join us today.

None; Check for state record. They ascend upstream but remain in the lower reaches.

We want to answer your questions, offer advice and fill the galleries with pictures of the fish we have all grown to love. They’re in a med brackish tank with limestone for hardness and elevated pH. Gobies pelvic fins are fused into a “sucking” disc. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year Of course, I can’t keep the male away from this rich food.


Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. When there young, they have nice colors, as they get larger, it fade to a dull gray. Adults guard the nest.

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref. Their bodies are a darker brown, whereas their dorsal and anal fins are redder in color. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. Jul 31, Messages: Fat sleepers are small fish that have two distinct dorsal fins and scaled, flat heads.

Nothing that big right? A short stubby fish with a conspicuously flat head Ref. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.

Apr 27, Messages: They will always beg for food. It can be found commonly in freshwater or saline coastal pools and river mouths.

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They undergo coloration change during reproduction, carrying out a complex nuptial parade. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U. Also the base of a goby’s 2nd dorsal is much longer than the length from the end of the 2nd dorsal to the base of the caudal fin; the bigmouth sleeper has a narrower body, the emerald sleeper has a pointed caudal fin, and the spinycheek sleeper has a ventrally pointed spine on its preopercle.

Has anyone owned a Dormitator maculatus (Fat Sleeper Goby)

Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Mar 30, Messages: Sleepers pelvic fins are separate.

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