Ruby snapper (Etelis carbunculus)

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Ruby snapper fact file

Ruby snapper description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyLutjanidae
GenusEtelis (1)

Information on the ruby snapper (Etelis carbunculus) is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Deepwater red snapper, Deepwater snapper, Jobfish, Queen snapper, Red snapper, Ruby-colored snapper fish, Snapper, Squirrelfish snapper.
French
Perche Rouget, Vivaneau Rouge, Vivaneau Rubis.
Spanish
Cachudo, Pargo Rubí, Salmonete de lo Alto.
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Ruby snapper status

The Ruby snapper is classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Data Deficient

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Image credit

Ruby snapper specimen  
Ruby snapper specimen

© Dr. Jeffrey T. Williams

Dr. Jeffrey T. Williams
Div of Fishes, Museum Support Center, National Museum of Natural History, Suitland, MD
United States of America
Fax: 413-618-1138
williamsjt@si.edu
http://vertebrates.si.edu/fishes/fishes_staff_pages/williamsjt.cfm

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