Pacific fat sleeper

Dormitator latifrons mainly feeds on detritus and MOND and vegetal rest, but in addition it includes in his diet micromoluscus, ostracodos, nemertinos, trematodos, grudges of fish, copepodos, annelids, larvae of insects and possibly inorganic sediments with which it also incorporates some foraminiferos.

The Pacific fat sleeper lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, pH range: 7.5 - 9.5, depth range 1 - m environment.

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Common names

Camote del Pacífico in Spanish (español)
Chalaco in Spanish (español)
Chame in Spanish (español)
Dormilón in sp
Dormilón in Spanish (español)
guavina in Spanish (español)
Pacific fat sleeper in English
Pilkkutorkkuja in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Pocoyo in Spanish (español)
Porroco in Spanish (español)
Poyoco in Spanish (español)
puyeki in Spanish (español)
puyequi in sp
Sleeper in English

Order : Perciformes
Family : Eleotridae
Genus : Dormitator
Species : Dormitator latifrons
Authority : Richardson, 1844