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Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper; Pensacola red snapper; Northern red snapper; Mutton snapper; Mexican red snapper; Carribbean red snapper; Bream)

Synonyms: Lutjanus blackfordii; Lutjanus campechianus; Mesoprion campechanus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The northern red snapper, Lutjanus campechanus, is a species of snapper native to the western Atlantic Ocean including the Gulf of Mexico, where it inhabits environments associated with reefs. This species is commercially important and is also sought-after as a game fish.
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Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  27.646 lbs (12.54 kg)
Maximum Longevity [2]  57 years

Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[3]
Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper)[3]
Scomberomorus cavalla (Spanish mackerel)[3]

Consumers

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Caribbean Sea; Cuba; Gulf of Mexico; Laguna de Términos; Mexico; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trinidad and Tobago; USA (contiguous states); Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico and eastern coast of the USA extending northward to Massachusetts, coasts of Florida (Ref. 26938), but rare north of the Carolinas. Throughout Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 26938). This species has been referred to as <i>Lutjanu; Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico and eastern coast of the USA extending northward to Massachusetts, coasts of Florida (Ref. 26938), but rare north of the Carolinas. Throughout Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 26938). This species has been referred to as <i>Lutjanus aya</i> by previous authors, but Rivas (Ref. 6409) proved that <i>Bodianus aya</i> Bloch, 1790 is not a lutjanid, but probably a sciaenid.;

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1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Feeding ecology of red snapper Lutjanus campechanus in the northern Gulf of Mexico, R. J. David Wells, James H. Cowan Jr., Brian Fry, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 361: 213–225, 2008
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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