Saddletail Snapper

Lutjanus Malabaricus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Lutjanus Malabaricus
Other names Largemouthed Nannygai, Largemouthed Seaperch, Malabar Blood Snapper, Malabar Snapper, Nannygai, Red Bass, Red Bream, Red Emperor, Red Jew, Red Snapper, Saddletail Seaperch, Scarlet Emperor, Scarlet Seaperch
Size Up to 1 m (3.28 ft)
Weight Up to 6 kg (13.2 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, inshore/offshore reefs near muddy bottoms, sponges & soft corals
Depth Range
Saddletail Snapper Distribution
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