Lutjanus cyanopterus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Lutjanus cyanopterus
Species Authority: (Cuvier, 1828)
Common Name(s):
English Canteen Snapper, Cuban Snapper, Cubera Snapper, Gray Snapper, Guasinuco
French Vivaneau Cubéra
Spanish Cubera, Cubereta, Guasinuco, Pargo, Pargo Caballo, Pargo Cubera
Lutjanus cianopterus (Cuvier, 1828)
Lutjanus cubera Poey, 1871
Lutjanus cynodon Poey, 1868
Mesoprion cyanopterus Cuvier, 1828
Mesoprion pargus Cuvier, 1828

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2d ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Huntsman, G.

Geographic Range [top]

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Saba, Sint Eustatius); Brazil; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao; Dominica; Dominican Republic; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Nicaragua; Panama; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Martin (French part); Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sint Maarten (Dutch part); Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; United States; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of; Virgin Islands, British; Virgin Islands, U.S.
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Atlantic – southwest; Atlantic – western central
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Marine

Citation: Huntsman, G. 1996. Lutjanus cyanopterus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 01 April 2015.
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