Eleotridae from the gulf of mexico volume 91 issue 4 l. Return to article details helmintos del pez dormitator maculatus osteichthyes. Ecological aspects of dormitator maculatus bloch, 1792 in. Wolbachia has not been reported in crayfish, but sampling has been limited to date. Dormitator maculatus name synonyms batanga pleurops boulenger, 1909 dormitator lineatus gill, 1863 dormitator macrophthalmus puyo, 1944 dormitator microphthalmus gill, 1863 dormitator pleurops boulenger, 1909 eleotris grandisquama valenciennes, 1837 eleotris gundlachi poey, 1860. Fat sleeper dormitator maculatus fathead catfish pylodictis olivaris flat bullhead ameiurus platycephalus flatnose catfish, dwarf giraffe catfish anaspidoglanis macrostomus forktail lates lates microlepis fourspine stickleback apeltes quadracus. Striped sleeper goby dormitator maculatus the free. Has anyone owned a dormitator maculatus fat sleeper goby.
The fish dormitator maculatus has a chromosomes number of 2n 46, females having a karyotype of 14 m, 28 sm, 2 st and 2a and males m, 28 sm, 3 st and 2a. Dormitator dormitator maculatus fat sleeper description. We implemented an ecological niche modeling approach to. Ecological aspects of dormitator maculatus bloch, 1792 in the. The fat sleeper dormitator maculatus is a species of fish belonging to the family eleotridae. Euryhaline adaptations in the fat sleeper, dormitator maculatus. Dormitator maculatus is one of the socalled sleeper gobies, supposedly named because of their lethargic, sleepy dispositions.
The fat sleeper dormitator maculatus is a species of fish belonging to the family eleotridae, known for their flat heads. Dormitator latifrons pacific fat sleeper dormitator lebretonis dormitator maculatus fat sleeper page 2 of 4 high risk fish species recently added to the wa noxious fish list. Dormitator is a genus of fishes in the family eleotridae mostly found in marine, fresh and brackish waters on either side of the atlantic ocean, with one species occurring along the pacific coast of the americas species. Discover lifes page about the biology, natural history, ecology, identification and distribution of dormitator maculatus fat sleeper discover life. Hopefully this helps with some of the performance issues and loads.
Natureserve is a nonprofit, taxexempt charitable organization under section 501c3 of the internal revenue code. Species of the genus dormitator, also known as sleepers, are representatives of the amphidromous freshwater fish fauna that inhabit the tropical and subtropical coastal environments of the americas and western africa. In this paper we report helminth parasites of the fat sleeper, dormitator maculatus, in the alvarado lagoon system, veracruz. Dormitator maculatus reproduces at any time throughout the year aiken et al. Helminths from the fish dormitator maculatus osteichthyes. Dormitator maculatus, ctenogobius shufeldti, uruguay, first.
Dormitator is a genus of fishes in the family eleotridae mostly found in marine, fresh and. Dormitator maculatus, fat sleeper english, naca spanish authorseditors. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. Media in category dormitator maculatus the following 6 files are in this category, out of 6 total. They are fully scaled, and their fins are higher up on the body than other species. Mine were marbled gobies, they get a little bigger, are less active and more predatory, one tried to eat my thumb once. Wolbachia is a genus of intracellular alphaproteobacteria that is maternally inherited and is capable of inducing a variety of reproductive alterations in host species. Molecular evidence of two new species of eleotris gobiiformes.
Evidence against the presence of wolbachia in a population. The fat sleeper fish, dormitator maculatus eleotridae bloch 1792, is distributed in the atlantic ocean from north carolina of the southeastern united states to southeastern brazil including the west indies. During the reproductive season adults have a darker colour cheffe et al. Pisces, perciformes, eleotridae, dormitator maculatus. Dormitator maculatus bloch 1792 article pdf available march 2018.
Morphological and molecular analyses of a new species of saccocoelioides szidat, 1954 haploporidae nicoll, 1914 in the fat sleeper dormitator maculatus bloch perciformes. This is also the southernmost occurrence in south america, extending species range ca. Common and scientific names of fishes from the united states, canada and mexico, sixth edition, 2004, american fisheries society special publication 29. The distribution patterns of the freshwater fish within tabasco wetlands have not being yet studied at a regional scale. Because of the distribution of this genus, it could be hypothesized that the evolutionary patterns in this genus, including a pair of geminate species across the central american. Fat sleepers are small fish that have two distinct dorsal fins and scaled, flat heads. Sexing edit edit source the second dorsal fin is elongated in the male. Evidence of an xxxy sex chromosome system in the fish. The fat sleeper is found in brackishwater marshes and streams along the atlantic coastline of the americas from north carolina to. Euryhaline adaptations in the fat sleeper, dormitator maculatus f. This list is in the phylogenetic order as found in the book. Morphological and molecular data reveal a new species of.
Department of zoology, university of florida, gainesville, fl 32611, u. Masters thesis, university of southern mississippi. Adults inhabit marshes, muddy ponds and channels with dormittator salinity range of 0 to 21 ppt ref. The fat sleeper dormitator maculatus bloch 1792 reaches about 14. View enhanced pdf access article on wiley online library html view download pdf for offline viewing. Distribution map showing previous southernmost occurrence of dormitator maculatus white square and previous records of ctenogobius shufeldti white circle in the. Itis taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. Dormitator species list mirror site1, mirror site2, 3, 4 itis link.
Gobiomorus maculatus at 4 and growing 12 per month its still quite young. Potential distribution of native freshwater fish in. A study was carried out to assess the biological aspects of dormitator maculatus, analyzing sex ratio, diet, and growth estimates based on the. This species is found in freshwater and brackish mangrove areas, inhabiting marshes, muddy ponds and channels, with salinity ranging from 0 to 21. We present here the record of dormitator maculatus bloch, 1792 to the patosmirim lagoon system, riogrande do sul, brazil. I did a quick search on the dormitator maculatus for you, max size 28 but can breed at any size above 4s temp. Fat sleeper goby, electric blue jack dempsy, and geophagus surinamensis eating flaked food. They may be taken as indicators of habitat disturbance due to shallow sedimentation. Morphological and molecular analyses of a new species of. Fishes are important hosts of helminths with aquatic life stages, yet little information is available on hostparasite relationships in tropical low salinity ecosystems. Also known as fat sleeper dormitator maculatus also known as. A short stubby fish with a conspicuously flat head ref. Based on national ichthyological collections revision, the first record of the eleotrid dormitator maculatus and the gobiid ctenogobius shufeldti in uruguay are presented, being the southernmost locality for the first species.
Eventualy it will need a tank in the 100 gallon plus range. Actinopterygii rayfinned fishes perciformes perchlikes eleotridae sleepers eleotrinae etymology. View of helmintos del pez dormitator maculatus revista ucr. Dormitator lineatus, dormitator lophocephalus, dormitator macrophthalmus, dormitator microphthalmus, eleotris grandisquama, eleotris gundlachi, eleotris mugiloides, eleotris omocyaneus, eleotris sima, eleotris somnulentus, gobiomorus maculatus, sciaena maculata. The only one i kept for any length of time got to over 18 and ate 12 bass and channel cats, also cat food. Euryhaline adaptations in the fat sleeper, dormitator. We constructed a timescaled molecular phylogeny of dormitator. It represents an important local source of food for humans along the coast of the gulf of mexico.
Prohibited and restricted noxious fish of queensland. There are currently 5 recognized species in this genus. The host range of wolbachia is not determined completely but is known to contain a number of arthropod taxa, including crustaceans. Adults inhabit marshes, muddy ponds and channels with a salinity range of 0 to 21 ppt ref. The presence of a heteromorphic pair in the males and a corresponding homomorphic pair in the females suggest the occurrence of an xxxy sex chromosome system in d. Browse all records of this species or download video in mp4 or webm format. Dormitator maculatus bloch, 1792, known locally as naca, is captured in a very short period of time, of maximum 35 days and the estimated catch is 150 tons per year, exclusively from the gonads of the species, discarding the rest of the organism. A couple words of caution like many predators if it will fit the mouth its a meal. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and uptodate information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of the amphidromous fish.960 415 1188 1246 1542 1009 519 792 495 279 755 1384 781 775 719 1141 577 1164 383 766 468 1082 1068 1441 1186 317 452 1232 666 893 444 1435 260 696 634