Taxon profile


Black & White Snapper
Macolor niger (Forsskål, 1775)

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

Scientific synonyms

Diacope macolor Lesson, 1827
Macolor macolor (Lesson, 1827)
Macolor typus Bleeker, 1860
Sciaena nigra Forsskål, 1775

Other names

= Black and White Sea Perch
= Black and White Seaperch
= Black and White Snapper
= Black Beauty
= Black Snapper

Least Concern



Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [187]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15675]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Macolor niger (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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