Taxon profile


Lutjanidae Th.N. Gill, 1861

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  superfamily Percoidea


Lutjanus sebae - Emperor Red Snapper

Lutjanus sebae - Emperor Red Snapper

Author: Ivo Antušek

Lutjanus kasmira - Blue-banded Snapper

Lutjanus kasmira - Blue-banded Snapper

Author: Ivo Antušek

Lutjanus apodus - Dogtooth Snapper

Lutjanus apodus - Dogtooth Snapper

Author: Dr. Anthony R. Picciolo, NOAA NODC

Functions restricted to taxon Lutjanidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 17

genus Aphareus Cuvier, 1830
genus Aprion Valenciennes, 1830
genus Apsilus Valenciennes, 1830
genus Etelis Cuvier, 1828
genus Hoplopagrus Gill, 1861
genus Lipocheilus Anderson, Talwar & Johnson, 1977
genus Lutjanus Bloch, 1790
genus Macolor Bleeker, 1860
genus Ocyurus Gill, 1862
genus Paracaesio Bleeker, 1875
genus Parapristipomoides Kami, 1973
genus Pinjalo Bleeker, 1873
genus Pristipomoides Bleeker, 1851
genus Randallichthys Anderson, Kami & Johnson, 1977
genus Rhomboplites Gill, 1862
genus Symphorichthys Munro, 1967
genus Symphorus Günther, 1872

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/259]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lutjanidae]
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 Lutjanidae]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Lutjanidae Th.N. Gill, 1861]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 14 May 2007]

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