Colorado snapper

The Colorado snapper lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range - 70 m environment.

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The Colorado Snapper is very similar in characteristics to the Pacific Cubera snapper and can actually be encountered from time to time swimming along or amongst them. Usually though, the Colorado is not encountered nearly as often, especially from shore. More

Common names

Colorado snapper in Danish (dansk)
Colorado snapper in English
Huachinango in Spanish (español)
Pargo in sp
Pargo in Spanish (español)
Pargo colorado in Spanish (español)
Pargo jilguero in Spanish (español)
Pargo liso in Spanish (español)
Pargo lunarejo in Spanish (español)
Pargo rojo in Spanish (español)
Pargueta in Spanish (español)
Rojo in Spanish (español)
Schnapper in German (Deutsch)
Snapper in English
Snapper in German (Deutsch)
Vivaneau amarante in French (français)
科州笛鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
科州笛鯛 in Unknown
科州笛鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
科州笛鲷 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Lutjanidae
Genus : Lutjanus
Species : Lutjanus colorado
Authority : Jordan and Gilbert, 1882