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Lutjanus argentiventris (yellowtail snapper; Yellow snapper; Amarillo snapper)

Synonyms: Mesoprion argentiventris; Serranus lamprurus
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alto Golfo de California y Delta del Rio Colorado Biosphere Reserve VI 2320468 Sonora, Mexico  
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Corcovado National Park 115845 Costa Rica  
Maya Multiple Use Area 1156412 Guatemala  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Acanthocybium solandri (Wahoo fish)[2]
Carcharhinus leucas (Zambezi shark)[2]
Mycteroperca xenarcha (Broomtail grouper)[2]
Sphyraena ensis (vicuda)[2]
Triaenodon obesus (whitelip reef shark)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Helicometrina nimia[3]
Macrovalvitrema sinaloense[3]
Microcotyloides incisa[3]
Pterinotrematoides mexicanum[3]

Distribution

California Current; Cocos I. Costa Rica; Colombia; Costa Rica; Eastern Pacific: southern California to Peru, rare north of Baja California, Mexico; also at the Cocos and Galapagos islands.; Ecuador; El Salvador; Galapagos Islands; Guatemala; Honduras; Laguna del Mar Muerto; Mexico; Nicaragua; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Southeast; Panama; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; USA (contiguous states);

External References

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Citations

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1Food habits of the yellow snapper Lutjanus argentiventris (Peters, 1869) (Percoidei: Lutjanidae) in La Paz Bay, Mexico, Rosa I. Vázquez, Jesús Rodríguez, Leonardo A. Abitia and Felipe Galván, Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 43(2): 295-302, agosto de 2008
2Food-Web Structure and Dynamics of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs: Panamá and Galápagos Islands, Peter W. Glynn, Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, eds. Tim R. McClanahan & George M. Branch, p. 185-208 (2008)
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London