Common bluestripe snapper

Characteristics

Usually occurs singly. Occurs in schools elsewhere. Juveniles live in seagrass beds.

Description

  • Body bright yellow. Ventrally white.
  • Four horizontal blue stripes on body.

Common Name: Common bluestripe snapper

Family Common Name: Snappers

Scientific Name: Lutjanus kasmira___(Forsskål, 1775)

Genus: Lutjanus

Maximum Length: 40 cm (Total Length)