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Lutjanus sebae


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lexID:
84 
AphiaID:
218499 
Scientific:
Lutjanus sebae 
German:
Kaiser-Schnapper 
English:
Emperor Red Snapper 
Category:
Snappere 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > sebae (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1816 
Occurrence:
Yemen, Cambodia, Somalia, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Iran, Réunion , Mozambique, Papua, Brunei Darussalam, Sudan, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Djibouti, Tansania, India, Myanmar, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Comores, Mayotte, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Eritrea, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bangladesh, Filippinerne, Great barrier reef, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Mauritius , Ny Kaledonien, Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vanuatu , Vestlige Stillehav, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
5 - 180 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 116cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Artemia, Foderrejer, Krill, Mysis, Rejer, Små fisk 
Tank:
~ 10000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-04-24 08:49:27 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Lutjanus sebae are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Lutjanus sebae, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Lutjanus sebae, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

(Cuvier, 1816)

This very large snapper is really only suitable for large scale aquariums. It's very tough but due to it's size of up to 40" it'll grow out of nearly each home aquarium. May reach an age of 35 years. Lives in depth of 15 - 600 feet.

Synonyms:
Diacope civis Valenciennes, 1831
Diacope sebae Cuvier, 1816
Diacope siamensis Valenciennes, 1830
Genyoroge regia De Vis, 1884
Lutianus sebae (Cuvier, 1816)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > Lutjanus sebae (Species)

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