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Lutjanus fulgens Golden African snapper

Lutjanus fulgensis commonly referred to as Golden African snapper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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lexID:
4599 
AphiaID:
276535 
Scientific:
Lutjanus fulgens 
German:
Buckelschnapper 
English:
Golden African Snapper 
Category:
Snappers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > fulgens (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1830 
Occurrence:
Congo, East-Atlantic Ocean, Nigeria, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, the Cape Verde Archipelago, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, Togo 
Size:
19.69" - 23.62" (50cm - 60cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Mysis, Predatory, Rock shrimps, Schrimps 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-02 19:39:28 

Info

(Valenciennes, 1830)

Distribution.
Eastern Atlantic: primarily between Senegal and Nigeria, and in the Gulf of Guinea; also Cape Verde, Fernando Poo and others:

Biology:
Occur on rocky bottoms.
Also found in deeper offshore waters.
Feed on fishes and crustaceans.

Moderate vulnerability

Synonymised taxa:
Lutjanus maltzani Steindachner, 1881
Mesoprion fulgens Valenciennes, 1830

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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