Lutjanus jocuis commonly referred to as Dog snapper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 5700 AphiaID: 159798 Scientific: Lutjanus jocu German: Schnapper English: Dog Snapper Category: Snappers Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > jocu (Species) Initial determination: (Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 Occurrence: , Barbados , Suriname Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East-Atlantic Ocean, French Guiana, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, São Tomé e Principé, South America, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean Size: 23.62" - 50.39" (60cm - 128cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Clams, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Mantis shrimps, Predatory, Rock lobster, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia, Snails, Zoobenthos Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2013-07-06 13:29:17
Last edit: 2013-07-06 13:29:17
(Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Adults are common around rocky or coral reefs. Young are found in estuaries and occasionally enters rivers. Feed mainly on fishes and benthic invertebrates, including shrimps, crabs, gastropods and cephalopods.
Text source: Fishbase
Anthias jocu Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Mesoprion litura Cuvier, 1828
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > Lutjanus jocu (Species)
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