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Two-spot red snapper

Two-spot red snapper (Lutjanus bohar), snapper family fish (Lutjanidае).

Adult fish are pure red with a darker back and a lighter belly. Juveniles may be whitish to pale reddish. Two deep furrows run from the eyes to the nostrils. The largest recorded parameters: length - 90 cm, weight - 12.5 kg. Lives on reefs and lagoons. Usually solitary, but may form groups. It feeds mainly on fish, but can eat shrimp, crabs and shellfish.


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