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Lutjanus goreensis Gorean snapper

Lutjanus goreensisis commonly referred to as Gorean snapper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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lexID:
4663 
AphiaID:
276538 
Scientific:
Lutjanus goreensis 
German:
"Goree-Schnapper" 
English:
Gorean Snapper 
Category:
Snappers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > goreensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1830 
Occurrence:
Benin, Ghana, Angola, Congo, East-Atlantic Ocean, Equatorial Guinea, Madeira, Nigeria, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, Sierra Leone, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Ivory Coast, Togo, West Africa 
Size:
19.69" - 31.5" (50cm - 80cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Living Food, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia, Worms, Zoobenthos 
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:
2012-09-21 19:14:04 

Info

(Valenciennes, 1830)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: mainly between Senegal and the Republic of Congo; also from Cape Verde.

Biology:
Occurs on rocky bottoms and in the vicinity of coral reefs. Young are frequently encountered in coastal waters, particularly estuaries and sometimes in rivers.
Feeds mainly on fishes and bottom-dwelling invertebrates.

Synonymised taxa:
Lutjanus guineensis Bleeker, 1863
Mesoprion goreensis 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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