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Australian Snappers, Emperors



Emperors

Spangled Emperor
(Lethrinus nebulosus)
Spangled Emperor
The Spangled Emperor is the largest of the emperor fish. The scales on the back and upper sides having a blue central mark surrounded with yellow-olive. This gives the spangled appearance. The lower sides are pale with faint yellow lines. The head... Click to continue>
Sweetlip Emperor
(Lethrinus miniatus)
Sweetlip Emperor
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Humpnose Big-eye Bream
(Monotaxis grandoculis)
Humpnose Big-eye Bream
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Snappers

Rusty Jobfish
(Aphareus rutilans)
Rusty Jobfish
The Rusty Jobfish is a streamlined elongated fish with a large lunate tail. It has a large mouth with a protruding lower jaw. The body is blue-grey, purple grey or reddish brown. The fins are yellowish to reddish. The pelvic and anal fins are... Click to continue>
Yellow and Blueback Fusilier
(Caesio teres)
Yellow and Blueback Fusilier
The Yellow and Blueback Fusilier is bright blue above with white underside. The tail and the upper back (from just before start of dorsal fin) are bright yellow. The pectoral, pelvic and anal fins are white. There is a black patch at the base of the... Click to continue>
Flame Snapper
(Etelis coruscans)
Flame Snapper
The Flame Snapper has a long slender body with deeply forked tail. The head is small with large eyes and snout short. The lower jaw is slightly projecting. As the fish ages, the upper tail lobe elongates. The fish is deep pink to red on the back and... Click to continue>
Ruby Snapper
(Etelis carbunculus)
Ruby Snapper
The Ruby Snapper is a fairly long fish with a forked tail. It is red or reddish pink above, and pinkish to white below. The margins of the dorsal fin and tail are red. The tip of the lower lobe of the tail is white. The Ruby Snapper is a good eating... Click to continue>
Bigeye Snapper
(Lutjanus lutjanus)
Bigeye Snapper
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Bluestripe Seaperch
(Lutjanus kasmira)
Bluestripe Seaperch
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Hussar
(Lutjanus adetti)
Hussar
The Hussar is a member of the snapper family of fish. It is rose pink above and pinkish-white on the belly, with a bright yellow band from the gill cover behind the eye to the base of the tail. The eyes are ringed with red and yellow, with the... Click to continue>
Mangrove Jack
(Lutjanus argentimaculatus)
Mangrove Jack
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Red Bass
(Lutjanus bohar)
Red Bass
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Red Emperor
(Lutjanus sebae)
Red Emperor
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Twospot Snapper
(Lutjanus biguttatus)
Twospot Snapper
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Black and White Snapper
(Macolor niger)
Black and White Snapper
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