Bluestripe Snapper ( Lutjanus kasmira )picture and information

Bluestripe Snapper ( Lutjanus kasmira ) occur from the extreme SouthEastern Atlantic to Australia and Japan. They have been introduced to the Hawaian Islands in 1956 and and florished there competing with native species.

Bluestripe Snapper are frequently found in large schools around coral formation, caves or wrecks. The young inhabit grass beds around patch reefs bluestripe snapper feed on fish, shrimps, crabs and other crustacians.

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