Descriptions and articles about the Amarillo Snapper, scientifically known as Lutjanus argentiventris as classified by FishBase (Fish Species) in the Encyclo. Species Fact Sheets. Lutjanus argentiventris (Peters, ). See tree map display tree map. FAO Names. En – Yellow snapper, Fr – Vivaneau jaune, Sp – Pargo. PDF | The yellow snapper, Lutjanus argentiventris, is a commercial species along the Pacific coast, yet few studies have been carried out on its.
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The Yellow Snappers are considered an excellent food fish. They have a pointed snout and a large mouth. Yellow Snapper, Lutjanus argentiventris. In Mexican waters the Yellow Snapper are found in all argenhiventris of the Pacific. Malay, ikan lutjan, name of a fish. They are nocturnal predators feeding on crabs, mollusks, octopus, shrimp, and small fish and take shelter during daylight. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.
This fish is also known as the Amarillo Snapper. Rosy red anteriorly, becoming bright orange to yellow over most of the body; the fins are mainly yellow or orange; the inside of the mouth is white; a bluish horizontal streak runs below the eye.
Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Yellow Snapper, Lutjanus argentiventrisjuvenile. Photos courtesy of Ron Woheau, Zihuatanejo. The Yellow Snappers have moderately oblong bodies with an overall yellow coloration that is more prominent in the tail and lower part of the body. Forehead slopes steeply; snout somewhat pointed. They argentiventrris a maximum length of 76 cm 30 inches. lutjanuss
Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Found in inshore reef areas over hard bottoms until at least 60 m depth Ref. Larger adults are two-toned, rosy-red in the front and yellow in the back. Marketed fresh or frozen Ref. They occasionally become accessible in the early morning when chummed up to near the surface with cut bait.
A most unusual dark colored fish, found in abundance within Mag Bay and known locally as Pargo Rojo i.
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Underwater photos taken in Zihuatanejo Bay, Guerrero, March The Yellow Snapper is an easy fish to identify due to its coloration and the broken blue line under the eyes and cannot be confused with any other species. They have a distinctive blue horizontal streak below their eyes, that provides a facile identification, that fades quickly after collection.
Juveniles will enter fresh water streams.
Snappers of the world. Preopercular notch and knob weak.
They are sold in many markets of the greater Los Cabos area with fish presumably caught via nets and brought lutjsnus from unknown locations. Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. They are not caught in abundance by hook and line as they virtually disappear shortly after the first morning light. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim.
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Their anal fin is rounded with 3 spines, the second being thick, and 8 rays; their caudal fin is straight; and their dorsal fin is continuous and argentiventrus at the terminal end with 10 spines. Not available FishBase mirror site: The Yellow Snappers are found over rocky bottoms close to caves and crevices at depths up to feet.
Form aggregations during daylight and shelter as solitary fish in caverns. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Their fins are yellow or orange. High vulnerability 56 of Sign our Guest Book. Tolerant to freshwaters Ref. Feed on fishes, shrimps, crabs and mollusks.