Green Jobfish (Aprion virescens)

Also known as Blue-green Snapper, Blue-green Snapper Fish, Blue-grey Snapper, Grey Snapper, Jobfish, Slender Snapper

Description

Also known as Blue-green Snapper, Blue-green Snapper Fish, Blue-grey Snapper, Grey Snapper, Jobfish, Slender Snapper.

Found singly in open waters of channels, deep lagoons and seaward reefs.
They feed on cephalopods, crustaceans and fish.
Length - 110cm
Depth - 0-180m
Widespread Indo-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. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/84

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