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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Mexico – Fish, Marine Life, Birds and Terrestrial Life
NA, although the species is heavily exploited and cultured as a food fish. Pacific Fat Sleeper, Dormitator latifrons. They have the ability to migrate from freshwater to the ocean.
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.
They have 83 to gill rakers. Entered by Froese, Rainer.
Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year The identical species in very non-photogenic red-brown and jet black colorations were also in this collection.
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. They have a lifespan of up to 12 years.
The Pacific Fat Sleepers are sold commercially and raised via aquaculture. Males are slightly bigger than females. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Eleotridae – Dormitator latifrons Richardson, They are a component of the aquarium trade on a limited basis. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Low to moderate vulnerability 25 of Short description Morphology Morphometrics Body compressed; head latifroons first dorsal fin with 7 spines, second with 1 spine and 8 to 9 rays; anal fin with 1 spine and 9 to 10 latirfons 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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Found in shallow inshore areas; typically in freshwater but moves freely into the sea. Low to moderate vulnerability 25 of Their head is flat with small beady eyes, a blunt snout, dorimtator a large slightly oblique mouth. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.
Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. 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. They lack a lateral line ,atifrons are covered with large scales.
Pacific Fat Sleeper | Mexico – Fish, Marine Life, Birds and Terrestrial Life
Their anal and second dorsal fins have rows of spots. 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 dorsal latifrins.
In Mexican waters the Pacific Fat Sleepers are found in all coastal lagoons and freshwater systems of the Pacific. They prefer water temperatures between 25 o C 77 o F and 33 o C 91 o F.
This dormmitator an important food fish and very popular among people in western Ecuador. 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.
Entered by Froese, Rainer. Found in shallow inshore areas; typically in freshwater but moves freely into the sea. It is cultivated and exported primarily to the United States Laaz et al, Pacific slope from California to Peru Eschmeyer, They vary in color from jet black to shiny red-brown to yellow-brown with seven or eight oblique bars on their upper sides. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; pH range: There is significant sexual dimorphism, the female papilla is rounded and surrounded by small protuberances, the males papilla is pointed and lacks protuberances Laaz et al, 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.
Inhabit estuaries, stagnant ditches or creeks of low current velocity between the sea and an elevation of 30 m. Click here for link.
They have a pale line at the base of their anal fin and a dark line at the base of their pectoral fins. Sign our Guest Book. Ingests much mud and detritus, although also filter plankton Ref. Sign our Guest Book. 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 fins are relatively short and do not reach the anus; and their pelvic fins are long and widely separated.
They reach a maximum length of 61 cm 24 inches and weight of 1.