Taxon profile


Blood Snapper
Lutjanus sanguineus (Cuvier, 1828)

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

Scientific synonyms

Diacope erythrina Rüppell, 1838
Diacope sanguinea Cuvier, 1828
Lutianus sanguineus (Cuvier, 1828)

Other names

= Bloodred Snapper
= Humphead Snapper


Similar species

Lutjanus malabaricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) - Big-mouth Nannygai

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15464]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lutjanus sanguineus (Cuvier, 1828)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [177]

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

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