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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Lutjanus synagris Linnaeus Fish eat these dinoflagellates, and the snapper then feeds on those fish. This species is silvery-pink to reddish in color, with short, irregular, pink and yellow lines on its sides; it has a diffuse black spot, about as large as the eye; the dorsal fin is centered above the lateral line ; the outer margin of the caudal fin is blackish. They are easily caught on a variety of live and frozen baits, such as shrimp, squid, cut bait, and minnows; artificial lures and baits have also lufjanus known to be effective.

It has a double dorsal fin, with a rounded anal fin and relatively short pectoral fins. Lane snappers compose a large portion of the sport and commercial snapper fishery. Larger specimens can be found in somewhat deeper waters, but are typically less plentiful. Lane snapper are generally caught on hook and line, and are considered to be more aggressive and easier to catch than other snappers, as they tend to be less wary of hooks and lines.

Entered by Luna, Susan M. There are eight to ten yellow to pink horizontal stripes on their sides, and three or four stripes below their anterior dorsal ray.

WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Lutjanus synagris (Linnaeus, )

Summary page Point data Common names Photos. The lower sides and belly silvery with a yellow tinge. Taxonomy Carl Linnaeus first described Lutjanus synagris in The greatest recorded weight for this species is 3. 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.


Marsh, Prionodes sanctiandrewsi Fowler, Feed at night on small fishes, bottom-living crabs, shrimps, worms, gastropods and cephalopods. The deep-water phase coloration is darker and more pronounced than those with the shallow-water resting phase coloration. Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.

Lane snapper

Juveniles are pale upon settlement, synagis red-tinged dorsal fins and yellow-tinged pelvic fins and pale bands on the body. Distinctive Features The lane snapper has a fairly deep body with a pointed snout. Snappers of the world. Once established, adult snappers remain in the same area for their entire lives. Dentition There is a narrow band of villiform teeth in each jaw, the upper jaw also bearing four canine teeth, two of which are luyjanus.

This page was last edited on 23 Juneat Both color phases have pink to red upper sides and backs with a green tinge. Geographical Distribution World distribution map for the lane snapper The lane snapper is found in the western Atlantic Ocean, from North Carolina to southern Brazil. Good food fish, it is marketed fresh. Views Read Edit View history. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lutjanid species known to date.

Pectoral fins short, not reaching level of anus. 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.

From Zynagris, the free encyclopedia. Similar fish are the mutton snapperLutjanus analisand the mangrove snapperL.

Lutjanus synagris

The lower lutjanud and belly are silver with a yellow tinge. Lane snappers also occur in seagrass beds associated with shrimping areas. Ciguatera poisoning is caused by dinoflagellates microalgae on dead corals or other algae. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref.


Lutjanus ambiguus Poey,an intergeneric hybrid with Ocyurus chrysurus Bloch as demonstrated by Lugjanus Similar species occurring in the same areas as the lane snapper include the mahogany snapper L.

The IUCN is a global union of states, governmental agencies, and non-governmental organizations in a partnership that assesses the conservation status of species.

The pelagic eggs are released into open waters and are transported by the ocean currents. Malay, ikan lutjan, name of a fish. Carl Linnaeus first described Lutjanus synagris in English language common names include lane snappercandy striper, rainbow snapper, bream, godbless, mexican snapper, moonlight grunt, pot snapper, redfish, redtailed snapper, snapper, spot snapper, and williacke.

Lane snapper Conservation status. The lane snapper Lutjanus synagris is a species of snapper native to the western Atlantic Ocean from North Carolina to southern Brazilincluding the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Sexual maturity is reached at lengths of inches cm. It is very rare to be afflicted with ciguatera poisoning.

It also occurs in Bermuda and the Gulf of Mexico. This fish is a popular sport and a high quality food fish. Lane snapper also provide an important fishery off the coast of southern Cuba during the late spring and early summer months.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity Reproduction Spawning Synwgris Fecundity Larvae Often form large aggregations, especially during the breeding season. Lane Snapper Lane snapper. Rebecca Murray and Cathleen Bester. The head has 3 or 4 yellow stripes running from the snout to the eye, the lower jaw projects slightly.