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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Lutjanidae Snappers
Subfamily: Apsilinae
Genus: Paracaesio

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Paracaesio caerulea (Katayama, 1934)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paracaesio caerulea
[Japanese snapper]

Photo by Cada, L.A.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm SL
Paracaesio gonzalesi Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979

Photo by Cada, L.A.
 
Paracaesio gonzalesi
[Vanuatu snapper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Paracaesio kusakarii Abe, 1960

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paracaesio kusakarii
[Saddle-back snapper]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 27.5 cm SL

 
Paracaesio paragrapsimodon
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 48 cm TL
Paracaesio sordida Abe & Shinohara, 1962

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paracaesio sordida
[Dirty ordure snapper]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Paracaesio stonei Raj & Seeto, 1983

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Paracaesio stonei
[Cocoa snapper]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 42.9 cm SL

 
Paracaesio waltervadi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Paracaesio xanthura (Bleeker, 1869)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paracaesio xanthura
[Yellowtail blue snapper]
8 Species of Family Lutjanidae with Genus Paracaesio
(Snappers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1934 Paracaesio caerulea Japanese snapper Western Pacific 50 TL
1979 Paracaesio gonzalesi Vanuatu snapper Western Central Pacific 42 SL
1960 Paracaesio kusakarii Saddle-back snapper Western Pacific 60 SL
1992 Paracaesio paragrapsimodon Western Central Pacific 27.5 SL
1962 Paracaesio sordida Dirty ordure snapper Indo-Pacific 48 TL
1983 Paracaesio stonei Cocoa snapper Western Pacific 50 SL
1992 Paracaesio waltervadi Western Indian Ocean 42.9 SL
1869 Paracaesio xanthura Yellowtail blue snapper Indo-Pacific 50 TL



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