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Lutjanus goreensis

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lexID:
4663 
AphiaID:
276538 
Scientific:
Lutjanus goreensis 
German:
"Goree-Schnapper" 
English:
Gorean Snapper 
Category:
Snappere 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > goreensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1830 
Occurrence:
Ghana, Senegal, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, São Tomé e Principé, Madeira, Benin, Togo, Angola, Kap Verde, Vestafrika, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
50 cm - 80 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Blæksprutte, invertebrater, Krabber, Levende foder, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Stenrejer, Würmer  
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-21 19:14:04 

Husbandry

(Valenciennes, 1830)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: mainly between Senegal and the Republic of Congo; also from Cape Verde.

Biology:
Occurs on rocky bottoms and in the vicinity of coral reefs. Young are frequently encountered in coastal waters, particularly estuaries and sometimes in rivers.
Feeds mainly on fishes and bottom-dwelling invertebrates.

Synonymised taxa:
Lutjanus guineensis Bleeker, 1863
Mesoprion goreensis Valenciennes, 1830

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