International Union for Conservation of Nature. Lutjanus synagris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN Geographic range in detail. Threats. Lutjanus synagris. These almond-shaped reef fish usually find a favorite location and don’t stray far from it their entire lives. They’re pink-red on. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (). FishBase. Lutjanus synagris (Linnaeus, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species.

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Poisoned people report having gastrointestinal problems for up to several days, and a general weakness in their arms and legs. Lane Snapper Lane snapper. All fins are yellow to red.

Taxonomy Carl Linnaeus first described Lutjanus synagris in It has a double dorsal fin, with a rounded anal fin and relatively short pectoral fins. In turbid as well as clear water Ref.

Reproduction Spawning occurs throughout the spring and summer, dependent upon location. Similar fish are the synqgris snapperLutjanus analisand the mangrove snapperL. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.

It feeds on the bottom, taking crustaceansmollusksand smaller fish. Often form large aggregations, especially during the breeding season. Generally, lane snapper are not specifically targeted by anglers, but many are caught as a bycatch by anglers fishing for grouper or other species of snapper, as well as other shallow to mid-depth bottom fish.

Summary page Point data Common names Photos. The mutton sybagris has 2 oblique blue stripes on the lutnanus and cheek and the back, sides, and upper caudal fin lobe is olive green in color.

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The synqgris aggregate offshore during these spawning events. Geographical Distribution World distribution map for the lane snapper Lutjansu lane snapper is found in the western Atlantic Ocean, from North Carolina to southern Brazil.


Coloration Lane snapper have two color phases. Lane snappers also occur in seagrass beds associated with shrimping areas. Dentition There is a narrow band of villiform teeth in each jaw, the upper jaw also bearing four canine teeth, two of which are enlarged.

Lane snapper – Wikipedia

There is a diffuse black spot below the soft portion of the dorsal fin. This fish is a popular sport and a high quality lutjanux fish. The head has 3 or 4 yellow stripes running from the snout to the eye, the lower jaw projects slightly.

Lane snapper also provide an important fishery off the coast of southern Cuba during the late spring and early summer months.

Human uses

Distinctive Features The lane snapper has a fairly deep body with a pointed snout. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. You can sponsor this page. The tooth patch is synagriw on the roof of the mouth. Predators Predators of the lane snapper include sharks and other large predatory fishes, including other species of snappers.

Habitat Adult lane snappers live in a variety of habitats, but are most commonly observed over reefs and vegetated sandy bottoms in shallow inshore waters. They also have a dorsolateral spot. Adult lane snappers live in a variety of habitats, but are most commonly observed over reefs and vegetated sandy bottoms in shallow inshore waters.

It also occurs in Bermuda and the Gulf of Mexico. The IUCN is a global union of states, governmental agencies, and non-governmental organizations in a partnership that synaris the conservation status of species.

Shrimp trawlers account for a large portion of the total fishing mortality on this snapper, as juveniles occur over soft bottom areas with high shrimp populations. Collaborators Synagtis Stamps, Coins Misc. Lutjnaus can be found in a wide range of habitats, though it prefers coral reefs and sandy areas with plentiful vegetation. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lutjanus synagris.


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Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Importance to Humans Shrimp trawlers are responsible for a large portion of snyagris juvenile lane synagrus mortality. Moderate vulnerability 37 of Lane snappers compose a large portion of the sport and commercial snapper fishery.

Lutjanus synagris Linnaeus Pectoral fins short, not reaching level of anus. Feed at night on small fishes, bottom-living crabs, shrimps, worms, gastropods and cephalopods.

Ciguatera poisoning is caused by dinoflagellates microalgae on dead corals or other algae. Like other species of snappers, it is prized for its tasty, white meat. Lane snappers during the night on a variety of prey including shrimp.

Life cycle and synatris behavior Maturity Reproduction Spawning Eggs Fecundity Larvae Often form large aggregations, especially during the breeding season.

Other common names include areoco Portugueseargente French synafris, bermejuelo Spanishbiajaiba Spanishchino Spanishcoral largu Papiamentokisenfuedai Japaneseluciano-riscado Portugueselucjan smugowy Polishmanchego Spanishmancheva Spanishpaguette Frenchpargo Spanishpargo biajaiba Spanishpargo guanapo Spanishpargo viajaiba Spanishrayado Spanishrouge Frenchroyac Frenchsarde Frenchvermelho-arioco Portuguesevillajaiba Spanishvivaneau gazon Frenchvivaneau raye Frenchand yeux de synagrs French.

The mahogony snapper also has a much larger eye.