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Lutjanus decussatus Checkered snapper


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lexID:
3726 
AphiaID:
276530 
Scientific:
Lutjanus decussatus 
German:
Schachbrett-Schnapper 
English:
Checkered Snapper 
Category:
Snappers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > decussatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Guinea, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, Timor, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
up to 13.78" (35 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Shrimps 
Tank:
879.91 gal (~ 4000L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2011-05-24 16:14:39 

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Lutjanus decussatus (Cuvier, 1828)

Inhabits both inshore and offshore coral reefs where it occurs singly or in schools. Small juveniles on shallow protected reef flats and are used in the aquarium trade.

Synonyms:
Lutianus decussatus (Cuvier, 1828)
Lutjanus decussates (Cuvier, 1828)
Lutjanus dessucatus (Cuvier, 1828)
Mesoprion decussatus Cuvier, 1828
Mesoprion therapon Day, 1870

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

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