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Lutjanus agennes African red snapper


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lexID:
4725 
AphiaID:
276520 
Scientific:
Lutjanus agennes 
German:
Roter Afrikanischer Schnapper 
English:
African Red Snapper 
Category:
Snappers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > agennes (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1863 
Occurrence:
Benin, Ghana, Angola, Cameroon, Congo, East-Atlantic Ocean, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, Sierra Leone, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Ivory Coast, Togo, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
19.69" - 54.72" (50cm - 139cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 78.8 °F (22°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Hermit crabs, Mantis shrimps, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-13 20:09:56 

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Bleeker, 1863

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola, including Cape Verde

Biology:
Inhabits rocky bottoms and coral reefs.
It is also common in brackish lagoons and found in rivers, particularly the juveniles.

Synonymised taxa:
Lutjanus agenes Bleeker, 1863 (misspelling)
Lutjanus modestus Bleeker, 1863 (synonym)

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