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Humpback Red Snapper

Lutjanus gibbus


Adults often in dense stationary schools on sheltered inshore reefs. Adults have a distinctly concave head profile and very broad upper lobe of the tail fin for which also known Paddletail. Length to 50 cm.

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1 Comment

jakewade97 8 years ago


Male, Maldives

Spotted on Sep 8, 2009
Submitted on May 4, 2012

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