Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Southern Red Snapper Lutjanus purpureus

Photo: Wes Toller

Classification

Lutjanidae [family]
Lutjanus [genus] (11)
purpureus [species]

Classification

Lutjanidae [family]
Lutjanus [genus] (11)
purpureus [species]

Names

English name Southern Red Snapper
Alternative English name Caribbean Red Snapper
Alternative English name Red Snapper
Papiamento name Cora
Papiamento name Pargo
Papiamento name Boca Negro
Valid name Lutjanus purpureus (Poey, 1866)

Classification