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Lutjanus analis


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lexID:
4519 
AphiaID:
159792 
Scientific:
Lutjanus analis 
German:
Mutton-Schnapper 
English:
Mutton Snapper 
Category:
Snappere 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > analis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Caribien, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Hawaii, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Nicaragua, USA 
Size:
50 cm - 94 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
Predatory, Koralfisk, Krabber, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-07 19:46:13 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Lutjanus analis has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Lutjanus analis in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Lutjanus analis. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

Distribution
Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda (Anderson, pers. comm.) to southeastern Brazil, including the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. Most abundant around the Antilles, the Bahamas and off southern Florida.

Occurs in continental shelf areas as well as clear waters around islands. Large adults usually among rocks and coral while juveniles occur over sandy, vegetated (usually Thalassia) bottoms Forms small aggregations which disband during the night. Feeds both day and night on fishes, shrimps, crabs, cephalopods, and gastropods.

Reports of ciguatera poisoning

IUCN Red List Status: vulnerable

Synonymised taxa:
Mesoprion analis Cuvier, 1828
Mesoprion isodon Cuvier, 1829
Mesoprion rosaceus Poey, 1870
Mesoprion sobra Cuvier, 1828

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