Also known as Bream, Godbless, Lane Light Grunt, Mexican Snapper, Moonlight Grunt, Pot Snapper, Redfish, Red-tailed Snapper, Spot Snapper.
Found singly or in large schools drifting during the day close to corals dispersing at night hunting for food in clear and murky waters over vegetated sandy areas of coral reefs.
They feed nocturnally on cephalopods, benthic crustaceans, small fish and benthic invertebrates.
Length - 30cm
Depth - 1-400m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean
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/lutjanus-synagris.html