Taxon profile


Dogtooth Snapper
Lutjanus apodus (Walbaum, 1792)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Lutjanidae - Snappers »  genus Lutjanus

Scientific synonyms

Perca apoda Walbaum, 1792
Neomaneis apodus (Walbaum, 1792)
Lutjanus acutirostris Desmarest, 1823
Bodianus albostriatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Mesoprion canis Buettikofer, 1890
Sparus caxis Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Mesoprion caxis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Lutjanus caxi (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Mesoprion cynodon Cuvier, 1828
Bodianus fasciatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Least Concern


Lutjanus apodus - Dogtooth Snapper

Author: Dr. Anthony R. Picciolo, NOAA NODC

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1404]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15410]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lutjanus apodus (Walbaum, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Plíštil J., Novák J. (2011): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 7. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ropušnicotvaří (Scorpaeniformes) – ostnoploutví (Perciformes) – Percoidei], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 148 str. [as Lutjanus apodus (Walbaum, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019

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