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Snapper: Mangrove Jack


Mangrove Jack or Mangrove Red Snapper are widely distributed throughout the tropical and sub-tropical Indo-West Pacific region, ranging longitudinally from Samoa and the Line Islands to East Africa, and latitudinally from central and northern New South Wales, Australia, to the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. They are highly sought after as hard fighting game fish and excellent food fish. They are able to tolerate a wide range of salinity. Juveniles and young adults Mangrove Jack are found in mangrove estuaries and the lower reaches of freshwater streams. Adults larger than 0.5 meters are often found in groups around coral reefs, sometimes to depths in excess of 100 m. They are more active at night and feeds mostly on fishes and crustaceans. They can grow up to about 1.5 meter total length at maximum; but commonly below 1 meter total length.






Other names for the fish:

Creek red bream, Dog bream, Purple sea perch, Red bass, Red bream, Red perch, Red reef bream, River Roman, Rock barramundi, Cá huong, 红槽, 紫紅笛鯛, 紫红笛鲷, 银纹笛鲷, Mkoungou, Mkungu, N'Kougou, Nkungui, Mangrovesnapper, Vivaneau des mangroves, Pargo dientón, Pargo rabo amarillo, Hõbelaik-riffahven, Damu, Drami, Mangroven-Schnapper, Mangrovenbarsch, Shiqra, River snapper, Mangrove snapper, Red snapper, Ratado, Chembali, ചെം കലവ, പഹരി, മുറുമീന്, ചെന്പല്ലി, ചെന്വല്ലി, Chemballi, Murumeen, Pahari, Banda, तामब, तामबुसा, Tamb, Tambusa, கர்வா, கருவளை, செங்கனீ, தொக்கல், பருத்தி வலை மீன், பட்டானி கீளி, பருத்தி கண்ணி, பட்டீனீ செப்பீலீ, செப்பிலி, செங்கண்ணி, வெக்கட்‍டை, நெத்திபிரியான், Chenganni, Cheppili, Karuvalai, Karva, Nethiprion, Paruthikanni, Paruthivala meen, Patani-keeli, Thokkal, Vekkattai, Kaliviyya, Rangoo, Rangu, Thundava, Ikan tenga, Bale tjela, Ganggrang eca, Kakap merah, Ganrang eca, Sorkhoo harra, ゴマフエダイ, Goma-fuedai, Unga, Tazanda, 붉은퉁돔, Barahoa, Mena, Tsivaravara, Varavara, Varavaramena, Zoho, Joho, Menakanjo, Fiamasiaka, Zaho, Grey snapper, Malabar red snapper, Silver snapper, Silver-spotted grey snapper, Snapper, Chiak choe, Chiak zhor, Ikan merah, Jambian, Jenahak, Jenahak temerah, Merah bakau, Sendarat, Siakap merah, Siakap tengak, Tamaing, Ungar, Bordemar, Sarde, Litetifash, Pargo de mangal, Rouget, Duhoony, Juxoony, Jumöc, Doomié, Koomîê, Gray snapper, Silver-spotted gray snapper, Abu dhres, Hamra, Sbetti, Kedesau, Kedesau'liengel, Kedesauliengel, Kedesaulyengl, Yengel, Maya-maya, Aliso, Batangal, Kisang, Mangagat, Pargo, Mangngayat, Malaponti, Sapak bakal, Aluman, Katambak, Dangdang, Kanlay, Margay, Chinarey, Ahaan, Comay, Haan, Kalumbang, Manarak-sarak, Gingaw, Also, Bambangin, Butangal, Iso, Isu, Maya maya, Darag-darag, Gingao, Tadlungan, Talungan, Luciano-do-mangal, луциан красный, Indiyskiy krasnyi lutsian, 'A'a, Mu-taiva, Hamrah, Karp, Carpe, Mahi, Buraad, Rivier-snapper, Pargo amarillo, Pargo de manglar, Pargo de mangle, Adallu, Dhala, Guru thambuwa, Thabalaya, Thambalaya, Antaleyan, 銀紋笛鯛, Chazanda, Kula-kula, กะพงสีเลือด, Kaphongsilueat, Reddish snapper, Haramera mamera, Kada meti laran, Kamera merdani, Mian, Ra, Tambangan, Palu vaka alo, Yellow snapper, Cá Hồng bạc, Hoputuvai