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Macolor niger

Forssk?l, 1775

black and white snapper

Classification
Identification
Biology
Distribution
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Macolor niger (Forssk?l, 1775)
Synonyms :
Classification : Lutjanidae ( Snappers )
 
Name : Diable
Fusiller noir et blanc
Name : black and white snapper
black beauty
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
Max size: 75.0 cm. Preorbital bone broader than eye diameter. Mouth large, maxilla extending to below anterior half of eye. A deep notch on lower edge of preopercle. Scale rows on back parallel to lateral line. Juveniles with a black bar through eye, black pectoral fins and a black stripe from pectoral region to lower caudal lobe. Larger juveniles with 3 to 6 white spots on back. Adults dark grey to almost black
Possible confusions
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Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
Feeds on fishes and crustaceans.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Interaction with other species
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Coral

Pelagic
Inhabits steep outer walls of lagoon, channel and seaward slopes. Juveniles are solitary, adults in large schoals.
Geographical distribution
Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Samoa, north to central Japan, south to Australia.
Links   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Websites :
http://ichtyonb1.mnhn.fr/summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?id=187
http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN& [...]

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Data sheet written by Chris , 12/10/2004

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