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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Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by NatureServe. Center of abundance is in the Caribbean region, but the species is also common in tributaries to the southern Gulf of Mexico; it is absent from tributaries along the northern and eastern margins of the Gulf of Mexico; it apparently occurs also in the western Bahamas Gilmore Bigmouth sleeper Gobiomorus dormitor.

Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Range includes the Atlantic slope of North America from southern Texas reported as common or occasional in the Rio Grande and southeastern Florida Gilmore south to eastern Brazil Page and Burr Invertivore, Piscivore Immature Food Habits: Gobiomorud dormitor in a Puerto Rico reservoir Show full item record Title: Support for the Competitive Exclusion Principle.

Found over sand streams, usually in current near cover Ref. No trademark owned by NatureServe may gpbiomorus used in advertising or promotion pertaining to the distribution of documents delivered from this server without specific advance permission from NatureServe.


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This species is common in much of its range. Marine, estuarine, and diadromous fish stocks at risk drmitor extinction in North America exclusive of Pacific salmonids.

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In Florida, threats include reduced water quality, loss of natural aquatic vegetative cover, alteration of natural stream flows, and barriers such as floodgates and salinity dams Gilmore All documents and related graphics provided by this server and any other documents which are referenced by or linked to this server are provided “as is” without warranty as to the currentness, completeness, or accuracy of any specific data.

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American Fisheries Society, Special Publication A carnivorous and benthic fish that relies on its sluggish behavior and cryptic coloration Ref. Vulnerable Warren et al. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.


Type Locality Martinique Lacepede Invertivore, Piscivore Food Comments: Fishes of the Tortuguero area; Caribbean Costa Rica. Ecology of bigmouth sleepers Eleotridae: Distribution Native and Introduced U. Reproduction was seasonal, with the highest gonadosomaticindicies occurring in May and June and the lowest in January and February.

Feed mainly at night or during twilight.

This report was printed on Trademark Notice: Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Crepuscular, Nocturnal Phenology Comments: Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years Preliminary K or Fecundity.

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The Texas Journal of Science 46 1: Entered by Froese, Rainer. In Florida, bigmouth sleepers occur over open sand along undercut banks or in heavy vegetation or around rock or wood structures; juveniles have been found in fresh to brackish water 0. Please refer to our Distribution Data Sources to find contact information for your jurisdiction.

G4 Global Status Last Reviewed: Many sizes of bigmouth sleepers werecollected during this study, ranging from 25 to mm TL. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: This report was printed on. NatureServe Status Global Status: Histoire Naturelle des Poissons 2: