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Fiveline snapper

Lutjanus quinquelineatus

Depth 2m
Lutjanus quinquelineatus

About this species

Adults have large eyes, their body is bright yellow in colour with 5 horizontal bright blue stripes running the entire length of the body. The blue stripes have faint black edges. The underside is a light yellowish silver shade. Fins are yellow. Older fish have a black head and a yellow underside. Some individuals may have a faint black spot, larger than the eye, below the rear of the dorsal fin. Read more…

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