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Lutjanus argentiventris

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lexID:
11245 
AphiaID:
276524 
Scientific:
Lutjanus argentiventris 
German:
Gelber Schnapper 
English:
Yellow Snapper 
Category:
Vivaneaux 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > argentiventris (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Peters, ), 1869 
Occurrence:
El Salvador, Malpelo Island, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Colombie, Egypte, Equador, Galapagos, golfe de Californie, Honduras, Îles de l’Amirauté, L'île Cocos, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Nicaragua , Pacifique Est, Panama, Peru, Revillagigedo, USA 
Sea depth:
3 - 60 Meter 
Size:
19 cm - 71 cm 
Weight:
13 kg 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
crabes, poissons (petits poissons) 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Last edit:
2017-11-27 12:35:55 

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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.

Synonyme:
Hypoplectrus lamprurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Mesoprion argentiventris Peters, 1869
Serranus lamprurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882


Main reference
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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