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International Union for Conservation of Nature. Lutjanus synagris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN Geographic range in detail. Threats. Lutjanus synagris. These almond-shaped reef fish usually find a favorite location and don’t stray far from it their entire lives. They’re pink-red on. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (). FishBase. Lutjanus synagris (Linnaeus, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species.

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The greatest recorded weight for this species is 3. Lane snappers feed nocturnally on smaller fishes, shrimp, cephalopods, gastropods, and crabs. Fish eat these dinoflagellates, and the snapper then feeds on those fish. The caudal fin is emarginate to slightly forked.

Lutjanus synagris

Carl Linnaeus first described Lutjanus synagris in There are eight to ten yellow to pink horizontal stripes on their sides, and three or four stripes below their anterior dorsal ray. Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.

The tooth patch is anchor-shaped on the roof of the mouth. Moderate vulnerability 37 of Geographical Distribution World distribution map for the lane snapper The lane snapper is found in the western Atlantic Ocean, from North Lutjjanus to southern Brazil.


Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. The head has 3 or 4 yellow stripes running from the snout to the eye, the lower jaw projects slightly.

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Lane snappers compose a large portion of the sport and commercial snapper fishery. They eventually settle on suitable habitat that offers some protection from predators.

This species is silvery-pink to reddish in color, with short, lutjanud, pink and yellow lines on its sides; it has a diffuse black spot, about as large as the eye; the dorsal fin is centered above the lateral line ; the outer margin of the caudal fin is blackish. They usually weigh less than a pound.

An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lutjanid species known to date. Lutjqnus estimated maximum age of the lane snapper is 10 years. Coloration Lane snapper have two color phases.

Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Dentition There is a narrow band of villiform teeth in each jaw, the upper jaw also bearing four canine teeth, syangris of which are enlarged.

Lane snapper

Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. They often form large aggregations, especially during the breeding season. Juveniles live in protected inshore areas. Ciguatera poisoning has been reported from eating this snapper.

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WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Lutjanus synagris (Linnaeus, )

Lutjajus being released and fertilized, the eggs hatch within 23 hours. The mutton snapper has 2 oblique blue stripes on the snout and cheek and the back, sides, and upper caudal fin lobe is olive green in color.

All fins are yellow to red. It has a double dorsal fin, with a rounded anal fin and relatively short lujtanus fins. Similar species occurring in the same areas as the lane snapper include the mahogany snapper L. Food Habits Because the lane snapper lives in a wide range of habitats, they are opportunistic predators, feeding on a variety of prey. There is a diffuse black spot below the soft portion of the dorsal fin. Lutjanus synagris Linnaeus Marine; reef-associated; depth range 10 – m Ref.

It can be found in a wide range of habitats, though it prefers coral reefs and sandy areas with plentiful vegetation.