Freshly collected young adult
Freshly collected young adult of Dormitator latifrons at Arroyo La Peñita at La Peñita de Jaltemba [Nayarit]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (14-May-2022). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Dormitator latifrons (Richardson, 1844)

Pacific fat sleeper; Puyeki.

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Original description as Eleotris latifrons:


  • Richardson, John. 1844. "Ichthyology.--Part 1". The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Sulphur, under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, R. N., C. B., F. R. G. S., etc., during the years 1836-42, No. 5 (ffm00394)

Synonyms (2):

Conservation: Dormitator latifrons is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010).