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Lutjanus sanguineus


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lexID:
9640 
Scientific:
Lutjanus sanguineus 
German:
Schnapper 
English:
Humphead snapper 
Category:
Vivaneaux 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > sanguineus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Mozambique, Yemen, Sudan, Jordan, Pakistan, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Eritrea, Irak, Quatar, Hong Kong, Iran, Kuwait, Afrique de l'Est, Afrique du Sud, Arabie-saudite, Bahreïn, Chine, Comores, Egypte, île Maurice, Inde, Indonésie, Kenya, Madagascar, Mer d'Arabie, Mer Rouge, Océan Indien, Oman, Ouest de l'Océan Indien, Pacifique Central, Pacifique Ouest, Seychelles, Somalie, Sri Lanka, Tansanie 
Size:
50 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Ostracodes (seed shrimps), Predatory, Frozen food (small sorts), chair de moules, crabes, crustacés, moules, poissons (petits poissons), tourteaux 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-04-14 15:51:46 

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Lutjanus sanguineus (Cuvier, 1828)
Humphead snapper

Many Thank to Keith Wilson for the wonderful picture.

Adults inhabit coral and rocky reefs to depths of at least 100 m. Captured mainly at night on coral banks off Mafia Island (Tanzania) in 9 to 12 m and off Zanzibar in about 75 m. They are active at night feeding over sandy or rubble bottoms

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) >

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