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Lutjanus griseus Grey snapper


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lexID:
4448 
AphiaID:
159797 
Scientific:
Lutjanus griseus 
German:
Grauer Schnapper 
English:
Grey Snapper 
Category:
Snappers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > griseus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Guadeloupe, American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
5 - 180 Meter 
Size:
up to 35.04" (89 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 77 °F (22°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Frozen Food (large sort), Schrimps, Snails, Worms 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-24 20:12:15 

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Grey snapper
Lutjanus griseus (Linnaeus, 1758)

The mangrove snapper, Lutjanus griseus, is a snapper in the family Lutjanidae. It is also known as the gray snapper, mango snapper, or cabellerote.

Inhabit coastal as well as offshore waters. Found around coral reefs, rocky areas, estuaries, mangrove areas, and sometimes in lower reaches of rivers (especially the young). Feed mainly at night on small fishes, shrimps, crabs, gastropods, cephalopods and some planktonic items.


Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Lutjanidae (Snappers) > Lutjaninae

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