Lutjanus jocuis commonly referred to as Dog snapper. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile 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 Size: 60 cm - 128 cm Temperature: 22°C - 28°C Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2013-07-06 13:29:17
Last edit: 2013-07-06 13:29:17
(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
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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