Whipper snapper (Lutjanus jordani)
|Also known as:||Red snapper, Rufous snapper|
|Spanish:||Huachinango, Pargo colmillón, Pargo colorado, Pargo de Jordan, Pargo de seda, Pargo rojo, Pargo seda, Parvo rojo, Saltador, Saltona|
- The whipper snapper is endemic to the Eastern Pacific
- A carnivorous fish, the whipper snapper feeds on invertebrates and other fish
- The whipper snapper grows to a maximum length of about 55 cm
- The whipper snapper is a schooling species and can be found in large numbers
The whipper snapper is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (June, 2012)