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Lutjanus jocu


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lexID:
5700 
AphiaID:
159798 
Scientific:
Lutjanus jocu 
German:
Schnapper 
English:
Dog Snapper 
Category:
Snappere 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > jocu (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
São Tomé e Principé, Guatemala, Cuba, Panama, French Guiana, the Netherlands Antilles, Barbados, Costa Rica, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Columbia, Suriname, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Honduras, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Nicaragua, Sydamerika, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
60 cm - 128 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Predatory, Zoobenthos, Blæksprutte, Krabber, Mantisrejer, Muslinger, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Snegle, Stenhummer, Stenrejer, Taskekrabber 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-07-06 13:29:17 

Husbandry

(Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Adults are common around rocky or coral reefs. Young are found in estuaries and occasionally enters rivers. Feed mainly on fishes and benthic invertebrates, including shrimps, crabs, gastropods and cephalopods.
Text source: Fishbase

Synonyms.
Anthias jocu Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Mesoprion litura Cuvier, 1828

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

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