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Red emperor

Lutjanus sebae

Red Emperor caught off Green Head. 50m of water about 16km offshore from town.

Depth 50m
Lutjanus sebae

About this species

Very distinctive fish in the juvenile and young adult stages. Three dark red bands cross the body vertically. One runs diagonally forward from the front of the dorsal fin, another from the middle of the dorsal fin and the third runs diagonally backwards from the rear of the dorsal fin. In large adults the bands disappear and the fish becomes a bright red. Read more…

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