Lane snapper

Juveniles are found inshore over grass beds or shallow reefs.

The Lane snapper lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 10 - 400 m , usually 21 - 70 m environment.

The lane snapper (Lutjanus synagris) is silvery-pink to reddish in color, with short, irregular pink and yellow lines on its sides; diffuse black spot, about as large as the eye; the dorsal fin centered above the lateral line; outer margin of caudal fin blackish. More

The lane snapper is found in the western Atlantic Ocean, from North Carolina to southern Brazil. It is most abundant in the Antilles, off Panama, and the northern coast of South America. It also occurs in Bermuda and the Gulf of Mexico. More

The lane snapper is rose with a faint greenish tint on the back and upper sides, which reveal several obscure, verticle dark bars. More

A sidenote, The record Lane snapper is only about 6 pounds. I know in Louisiana that it would be quite easy to make the top ten list for the state. I have eaten top ten fish and you probably did also. More

Growth rates in lane snapper were reported by Rodriguez-Pino (1962) as 2.0 – 4.0 mm/month (0.07 – 0.16 inches/month) based on back calculated lengths at mean annulus formation in otoliths. More

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The lane snapper is a schooling species found in the family Lutjanidae. These snappers can be found on the off shore reefs in very large numbers. Once established in a certain area adults tend to remain in that area for their entire lives. More

Lane snapper are short, compact fish that are pink to red above the lateral line and often have a green tinge on the back and sides. They have 8 to 10 golden, horizontal stripes that run down the side of the body. More

Lane Snapper Fish Species Information Scientific Fish Name: Lutjanus synagris Other Fish Species Names: Regions Fished: South Florida (specifically in the Florida Keys), extending down into the Caribbean and East into the More

lane snapper, pointed in mutton). Found in The Dry Tortugas: over grass beds or "light" bottom such as sea fan beds. More

Lane Snapper are considered by many locals to be one of the best eating snapper. They unfortunately do not get very big compared to other snappers. More

Similar fish: lane snapper, L synagris (anal fin pointed in mutton snapper, rounded in lane) muttonsnapper.jpg (5698 bytes) Where found: an INSHORE species associated with grassbeds, mangroves, and canals: larger adults occasionally found on OFFSHORE reefs. More

Common names

Areiacó in Portuguese (Português)
Areocó in Portuguese (Português)
Argente in French (français)
Ariacó in Portuguese (Português)
Aricó in Portuguese (Português)
Ariocó in Portuguese (Português)
Arrayado in Spanish (español)
Baúna in Portuguese (Português)
Bermejuelo in Spanish (español)
Biajaiba in Spanish (español)
bream in English
Caloushou in Wayuu
Caranho in Portuguese (Português)
Caranho-verdadeiro in Portuguese (Português)
Caranho-vermelho in Portuguese (Português)
Carapitanga in Portuguese (Português)
Chino in Spanish (español)
Ciobinha in Portuguese (Português)
Cora largu in Papiamento
Dentão in Portuguese (Português)
Godbless in English
Guanapo in Spanish (español)
Kisenfuedai in Japanese (日本語)
Lane snapper in English
Luciano-riscado in Portuguese (Português)
Lucjan smugowy in Polish (polski)
Manchego in Spanish (español)
Mancheva in Spanish (español)
Mexican snapper in English
Moonlight grunt in English
Oriocó in Portuguese (Português)
Paguette in French (français)
Pargo in Spanish (español)
Pargo biajaiba in Spanish (español)
Pargo chino in Spanish (español)
Pargo guanapo in Spanish (español)
Pargo rayado in Spanish (español)
Pargo rayao in Spanish (español)
Pargo viajaiba in Spanish (español)
Pletsnapper in Danish (dansk)
Pot snapper in English
Randig snapper in Swedish (Svenska)
Rayado in Spanish (español)
Redfish in English
Redtailed snapper in English
Rouge in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Rouge in French (français)
Royac in French (français)
Sarde in French (français)
Schnapper in German (Deutsch)
Siobinha in Portuguese (Português)
Siuquira in Portuguese (Português)
Snapper in English
Snapper in German (Deutsch)
Spot snapper in English
Vermelho in Portuguese (Português)
Vermelho-aricó in Portuguese (Português)
Vermelho-arioco in Portuguese (Português)
Vermelho-henrique in Portuguese (Português)
Vermelho-verdadeiro in Portuguese (Português)
Villajaiba in Spanish (español)
Vivaneau gazon in French (français)
Vivaneau gazou in French (français)
Vivianeau gazon in French (français)
Vivianeau rayé in Creole, French
Vivianeau rayé in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Walliacke in English
Yeux de boeuf in French (français)
луциан крапчатый in Russian (русский язык)
снаппер проходной in Russian (русский язык)
巴哈馬笛鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
巴哈马笛鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Lutjanidae
Genus : Lutjanus
Species : Lutjanus synagris
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758