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Lutjanus agennes African red snapper

Lutjanus agennesis commonly referred to as African red snapper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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lexID:
4725 
AphiaID:
276520 
Scientific:
Lutjanus agennes 
German:
Roter Afrikanischer Schnapper 
English:
African Red Snapper 
Category:
Snappers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > agennes (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1863 
Occurrence:
Benin, Ghana, Angola, Cameroon, Congo, East-Atlantic Ocean, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, Sierra Leone, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Ivory Coast, Togo, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
19.69" - 54.72" (50cm - 139cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 78.8 °F (22°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Hermit crabs, Mantis shrimps, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-13 20:09:56 

Info

Bleeker, 1863

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola, including Cape Verde

Biology:
Inhabits rocky bottoms and coral reefs.
It is also common in brackish lagoons and found in rivers, particularly the juveniles.

Synonymised taxa:
Lutjanus agenes Bleeker, 1863 (misspelling)
Lutjanus modestus Bleeker, 1863 (synonym)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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