Pinjalo Snapper

Scientific Name:

Pinjalo pinjalo


Snappers (Lutjanidae)

Other names:

injalo, White-spot Pinjalo Snapper, Fusilier.

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Also known as Pinjalo, White-spot Pinjalo Snapper and Fusilier.

Found in schools over coastal reefs and outer reef slopes.
Colour varies can deepen and change to red.
They feed mainly on zooplankton at night.
Length - 50cm
Depth - 15-100m
Widespread Indo-Asian Pacific

Most Snappers live in moderate depths, however there are a few that live much deeper. Juveniles found on inshore reefs.
They are nocturnal predators that mainly feed on fish, but will eat crustaceans, gastropods and cephalopods.
Some smaller family members eat zooplankton.

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Fishy Stats

Length: 50cm
Depth: 15-100m
Found: Indo-Asian Pacific
Eats: Zooplankton
Family: Snappers
Species: Lutjanidae

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