Fish ID: Red Emperor Snapper

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Family Coral Snapper (LUTJANIDAE)
species Lutjanus sebae
size To 60cm
locality Adults: deep, not seen often; juvs on sandy sheltered substrate
behaviour Adults: solitary; juvs often side-by-side in 3's or 4's
range Indian Asian Pacifc including Australia

Adults: Solid red; juvs: very specific three barred pattern as shown, ranging from bright red to brown.