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Lutjanus argentiventris (yellowtail snapper; Yellow snapper; Amarillo snapper)

Synonyms: Hypoplectrus lamprurus (heterotypic); Mesoprion argentiventris; Serranus lamprurus
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alto Golfo de California y Delta del Rio Colorado Biosphere Reserve VI 2320468 Sonora, Mexico  
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Corcovado National Park 115845 Costa Rica  
Maya Multiple Use Area 1156412 Guatemala  


Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap



Parasitized by 
Helicometrina nimia[4]
Macrovalvitrema sinaloense[4]
Microcotyloides incisus[4]
Pterinotrematoides mexicanus[4]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Food habits of the yellow snapper Lutjanus argentiventris (Peters, 1869) (Percoidei: Lutjanidae) in La Paz Bay, Mexico, Rosa I. Vázquez, Jesús Rodríguez, Leonardo A. Abitia and Felipe Galván, Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 43(2): 295-302, agosto de 2008
2Food-Web Structure and Dynamics of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs: Panamá and Galápagos Islands, Peter W. Glynn, Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, eds. Tim R. McClanahan & George M. Branch, p. 185-208 (2008)
3Trophic structure and flows of energy in the Huizache–Caimanero lagoon complex on the Pacific coast of Mexico; Manuel J. Zetina-Rejón, Francisco Arreguı́n-Sánchez, Ernesto A. Chávez; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 57 (2003) 803–815
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0