Abstract: The bigmouth sleeper Gobiomorus dormitor is an eleotrid species found in southern Florida and Texas, along the Atlantic coast of Central and South. bigmouth sleeper Gobiomorus dormitor Identification and Information for Texas Fishes. Taxonomic Hierarchy. Life. Animalia. Chordata. Actinopterygii. Perciformes. Eleotridae (Sleepers). Gobiomorus. Gobiomorus dormitor (Bigmouth Sleeper).

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Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Vulnerable Warren et al. Adults occur gobio,orus fresh water, often well inland. Inhabits the coastal regions of southern Texas Hubbs et al.

Gobiomorus dormitor in a Puerto Rico reservoir Show full item record Title: Competition for breeding sites between the cichlid fishes of Lake Jiloa, Nicaragua.

This species is represented by a large number of occurrences subpopulations.

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Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U. Economic Attributes Not yet assessed. Many sizes of bigmouth sleepers werecollected during this study, gobiojorus from 25 to mm TL.

Large circum-Caribbean range, but threatened by habitat alteration in Florida. In Carite Reservoir, abundance and size data indicate that habitat is suitablehabitat for bigmouth sleepers, and the presence of a diversity of size classes ofsleepers suggests that either gobiomours reproduction or significant recruitmentto the reservoir from an outside source is occurring.


An annotated checklist of the freshwater fishes of Texas, with keys to identification of species. Search gobipmorus Images on Google. NatureServe may update or make changes to the documents provided by this server at any time without notice; however, NatureServe makes no commitment to update the information contained herein.

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Capable of moving overland for short distances Gilmore States and Gobiomous Provinces. NatureServe encourages users to let us know of any errors or significant omissions that you find in the data through see Contact Us.

Bigmouth sleeper Gobiomorus dormitor. Variation, distribution, and relationships of dormitir Mexican eleotrid fish Gobiomorus polylepis. Population biology, diet, and reproduction of bigmouth sleepers in CariteReservoir were examined between and Sexual dimorphism of bigmouth sleepers was evident in the anatomy of theirurogenital papillae; these differences developed at sizes as small as 50 mm TL and persisted throughout the year.


Sign our Guest Book. This species is common in brackish coastal lagoons and freshwater coastal streams Lee et al. This species is important in terms of recreational and consumptivefishing, and conservation. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref. Feed mainly at night or during twilight. Nocturnal terrestrial habits of the tropical gobiod fish Gobiomorus dormitorwith remarks on its ecology.

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Maxillary reaching posterior margin of pupil Hubbs et al.