Taxon profile


Mangrove Red Snapper
Lutjanus argentimaculatus (Forsskål, 1775)

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

Scientific synonyms

Alphestes gembra Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Alphestes sambra Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Diacope superbus Castelnau, 1878
Diacopus superbus Castelnau, 1878
Lutianus argentimaculatus (Forsskål, 1775)
Lutianus jahngarah Day, 1875
Lutianus salmonoides Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908
Lutjanus argentimculatus (Forsskål, 1775)
Mesoprion flavipinnis Cuvier, 1828
Mesoprion garretti Günther, 1873

Other names

= Mangrove Jack
= Mangrove Snapper
= Red Reef Bream
= Red Snapper



Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15412]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lutjanus argentimaculatus (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1407]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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