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Lutjanus griseus Grey snapper

Lutjanus griseusis commonly referred to as Grey snapper. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4448 
AphiaID:
159797 
Scientific:
Lutjanus griseus 
German:
Grauer Schnapper 
English:
Grey Snapper 
Category:
Snappers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > griseus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Guadeloupe, American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
5 - 180 Meter 
Size:
up to 35.04" (89 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 77 °F (22°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Frozen Food (large sort), Schrimps, Snails, Worms 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-11-04 14:04:43 

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Grey snapper
Lutjanus griseus (Linnaeus, 1758)

The mangrove snapper, Lutjanus griseus, is a snapper in the family Lutjanidae. It is also known as the gray snapper, mango snapper, or cabellerote.

Inhabit coastal as well as offshore waters. Found around coral reefs, rocky areas, estuaries, mangrove areas, and sometimes in lower reaches of rivers (especially the young). Feed mainly at night on small fishes, shrimps, crabs, gastropods, cephalopods and some planktonic items.

Synonymised names:
Anthias caballerote Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Bodianus vivanet Lacepède, 1802
Bodianus vivanetus Lacepède, 1802 (synonym)
Labrus griseus Linnaeus, 1758
Lobotes emarginatus Baird & Girard, 1855
Lutjanus caballerote (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Lutjanus stearnsi Goode & Bean, 1878
Lutjanus stearnsii Goode & Bean, 1878
Mesoprion caballeorte (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Neomaenis griseus (unassessed)
Sparus tetracanthus Bloch, 1791

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. reefguide.org (en). Abgerufen am 04.11.2021.
  3. RLS Reef Life Survey (en). Abgerufen am 04.11.2021.
  4. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 04.11.2021.

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Juvenile

Gray Snapper, Lutjanus griseus, juvenile, 2018
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Schule

Grey Snappers, Lutjanus griseus,Mexico, Cozumel, 1997-2002
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Commonly

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© Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland
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