Fiveline Snapper (species: Lutjanus quinquelineatus) in ALA: LIRS and surrounds using records to Oct. 2021 (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Lutjanus quinquelineatus
Fiveline Snapper


©Rick Stuart-Smith: Adult Lutjanus quinquelineatus, Lizard Island area.

©Andy Lewis: Fiveline Snapper at Lizard Island

©Rick Stuart-Smith: Juvenile Lutjanus quinquelineatus, Lizard Island area.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Lutjanidae
Genus Lutjanus
Species Lutjanus quinquelineatus

Colours

                        

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 38 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

  • Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene (1990). Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Other references

  • Caley, M.J. (1991). Mechanisms of coexistence in communities of coral-reef fishes, Ph.D. thesis, University of Sydney. LIRS catalog number 307.
  • Caley, M.J. (1995). Reef fish community structure and dynamics: in interaction between local and larger-scale processes? Marine Ecology Progress Series, 129: 19-29. LIRS catalog number 448.
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