WoRMS taxon details

Lutjanus cyanopterus (Cuvier, 1828)

159796  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159796)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia and Bermuda to mouths of the Amazon, Brazil. Throughout Bahamas, Caribbean, including Antilles  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia and Bermuda to mouths of the Amazon, Brazil. Throughout Bahamas, Caribbean, including Antilles [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lutjanus cyanopterus (Cuvier, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159796 on 2018-11-12
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds mainly on fishes, shrimps and crabs  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia and Bermuda to mouths of the Amazon, Brazil. Throughout Bahamas, Caribbean, including Antilles [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Adults found mainly around ledges over rocky bottoms or around reefs. Young sometimes inhabit mangrove areas. [details]

Importance Social- Gamefish [details]
 

LanguageName 
English cubera snapper  [details]
Spanish pargo cubera  [details]