The Schoolmaster, Lutjanus apodus. Illustration by Diana Rome Peebles Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of. Lutjanus apodus (Walbaum, ). Materials. Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Gabriela Martinez Portilla ; individualCount: 1 ; Location . May 30, Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (). FishBase. Lutjanus apodus (Walbaum, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at.

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Fins and tails are yellow and the snout contains blue stripes. Moderate vulnerability 35 of Cuvier, Mesoprion linea G. Juveniles are encountered over sand bottoms with or without seagrass Thalassiaand over muddy bottoms of lagoons or mangrove areas. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim.

Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Malay, ikan lutjan, name of a fish. While jigs make for the best artificial bait, artificials are rarely used and rarely successful.

They spawn over most of the year, with the majority of the spawning happening during apkdus to late summer. The schoolmaster snapper Lutjanus apodus is a colorful, subtropical fish found over coral reef areas along the coasts of Floridathe Bahamasand the Caribbeanthough it can range northward along the Atlantic coast of the United States.


Larger schoolmaster snapper whose white vertical bars are faded might be mistaken for dog snapper. He attributed the difference in eating habits to the fact that the bigger fish could open their jaws wider for bigger prey.

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The groups of juveniles in shallow coastal waters, as they grow, move into deeper and deeper water. Olive gray to brownish on upper back and sides, with eight narrow, pale vertical bars which may be faint or absent in large adults.

The head is large, and as long as the body is thick; the representation is straight from snout to the backside, and regularly curved to the large, unforked tail. The young tend to be in littoral shore areas, grass plains and from time to time enter briny waters. Its thickness can be more than a third of its standard length. Its color varies from silvery to bronze.

One of the upper pairs of canine teeth is clearly larger than back teeth in the lower jaw and can be seen when mouth is closed. Views Read Edit View history.

Pectoral fins long, reaching the level of anus. The schoolmaster snapper has a husky, moderately deep body with a pointed head. This relationship suggests a Its triangular snout is long and pointed, with a large mouth. Juveniles stay over sand bottoms with or without seagrasses, and over muddy bottoms of lagoons or mangrove areas.


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Often near the shelter of elkhorn corals and gorgonians Ref. Preopercular notch and knob weak. Lutjanidae Fish apodhs the Atlantic Ocean Fish described in It lives in shallow, clear, warm, coastal waters over coral reefs, sand with plants, and mud in mangrove areas or other reef-associated bottom types. The schoolmaster, however, does not have the white cone-shaped patch on the gill that identifies the dog snapper. However, the fish limit is an aggregate for all species of snapper.

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Schoolmaster snapper

An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lutjanid species known to date. The soft dorsal and anal fins have scales.

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