Lutjanus argentiventrisis commonly referred to as Yellow snapper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 11245 AphiaID: 276524 Scientific: Lutjanus argentiventris German: Gelber Schnapper English: Yellow Snapper Category: Snappers Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > argentiventris (Species) Initial determination: (Peters, ), 1869 Occurrence: , El Salvador Cocos Island (Costa Rica), Admiralty Islands, Columbia, Costa Rica, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Egypt, Galapagos Islands, Guatemala, Gulf of California, Honduras, Malpelo Island, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Revillagigedo Islands, USA Sea depth: 3 - 60 Meter Size: 7.48" - 27.95" (19cm - 71cm) Weight: 13 kg Temperature: 68 °F - 77 °F (20°C - 25°C) Food: Crabs, Fish (little fishes) Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Lutjanus argentiventris (Peters, 1869)
Found in inshore reef areas over hard bottoms until at least 60 m depth. Tolerant to freshwaters. Form aggregations during daylight and shelter as solitary fish in caverns.
Feed on fishes, shrimps, crabs and mollusks.
Hypoplectrus lamprurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Mesoprion argentiventris Peters, 1869
Serranus lamprurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Allen, G.R., 1985. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 6. Snappers of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lutjanid species known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(6):208 p. Rome: FAO.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > Lutjanus argentimaculatus (Species)
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