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snapper

 [snap´er]
any of various carnivorous marine fish of the family Lutjanidae found in tropical waters; they are often eaten by humans but sometimes contain ciguatoxin and can cause ciguatera.
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(1993) exponen que en zonas del PNNT se da una disponibilidad relativamente alta de pargos durante todo el ano, e igualmente para el Magdalena se ha encontrado que los mayores volumenes de desembarcos en nasas corresponden a la familia Lutjanidae (51.2%) (Barros & Manjarres, 2004b).
The power model for Lutjanidae reflected little overall change in abundance ratios by lengths, whereas the exponential model indicated slightly greater abundances in finer-mesh nets as larval lengths increased.
Oliveira et al., "Cytogenetic studies in three species of Lutjanus (Perciformes: Lutjanidae: Lutjaninae) from the Isla Margarita, Venezuela," Neotropical Ichthyology, vol.
Este genero es muy comun para la familia Lutjanidae y en la mayoria de reportes se hace referencia a las especies de peces pertenecientes a la familia Lutjanidae.
Studies in egg handling and incubation in the spotted rose snapper Lutjanus guttatus (Pisces Lutjanidae).
Skeletal anomalies in farmed fish affect animal welfare and economic return in aquaculture but very limited information exists on skeletal ontogeny and anomalies among species of the family Lutjanidae. This study describes the skeletal ontogeny and anomalies of crimson snapper Lutjanus erythropterus larvae and juveniles from hatching to 36 day-post hatching (DPH).
Evaluating mangroves as essential nursery grounds for snapper (Lutjanidae) and grunts (Haemulidae) on southern Isabela, Galapagos Islands (Master's Thesis).