|Blackspot Snapper[Dory Snapper]|
Local common name:
24.1 cm [max to 35 cm]
3 to 35 m
Commercial Fisheries; Commercial Aquaculture
Yes. This fish was caught around Horsburgh area, east of Singapore.
Big eyes. Pinkish-brown or white overall, darker on upper back. A series of 6 or 7 yellow stripes, mainly below lateral line. Scale rows on back rising obliquely above lateral line. Black spot on lateral line. All fins & belly are yellowish.
Dorsal spines:10, rays:12-14 ; Anal spines:3, rays:8.
*There's another snapper species, lutjanus ehrenbergi, which have the same FAO name of 'Blackspot Snapper'. Look similar, differs by having scale rows running parallel to the lateral line.
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