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Lutjanus jocu Dog snapper


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lexID:
5700 
AphiaID:
159798 
Scientific:
Lutjanus jocu 
German:
Schnapper 
English:
Dog Snapper 
Category:
Snappers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Lutjanus (Genus) > jocu (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
Suriname, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East-Atlantic Ocean, French Guiana, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, São Tomé e Principé, South America, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
23.62" - 50.39" (60cm - 128cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Clams, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Mantis shrimps, Predatory, Rock lobster, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia, Snails, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-07-06 13:29:17 

Husbandry

(Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Adults are common around rocky or coral reefs. Young are found in estuaries and occasionally enters rivers. Feed mainly on fishes and benthic invertebrates, including shrimps, crabs, gastropods and cephalopods.
Text source: Fishbase

Synonyms.
Anthias jocu Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Mesoprion litura Cuvier, 1828

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

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