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Lutjanus griseus

Lutjanus griseusis commonly referred to as Grey snapper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4448 
AphiaID:
159797 
Scientific:
Lutjanus griseus 
German:
Grauer Schnapper 
English:
Grey Snapper 
Category:
Snappere 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > griseus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Sea depth:
5 - 180 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 89cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 25°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-24 20:12:15 

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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.


Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Lutjanidae (Snappers) > Lutjaninae

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Juvenile

Gray Snapper, Lutjanus griseus, juvenile, 2018
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Commonly

Copyright Bo Davidsson, Schweden
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Grey Snappers, Lutjanus griseus,Mexico, Cozumel, 1997-2002
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© Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland
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