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Taxonomy Name Lutjanus vitta
Class Osteichthyes
Genus Lutjanus
Family Lutjanidae
DOF Valid Name Kunyit remong
Common Name Snapper
Fish Base Name Brownstripe red snapper
Local Name Kunyit-kunyit, Mentimun, Merah, Merah jalur, Remong, Timun-timun
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Body Color Generally whitish or pink with a yellowish brown to black stripe on the middle of the side. Juveniles and sub-adults with an intensely black mid-lateral stripe and an oval black spot, eye-sized or greater, lying in the middle of the stripe below last dorsal spines. Adults with yellow median fins
Spesific Description Body oblong and compressed with convex dorsal profile and straight vental profile. Dorsal region of body yellowish with oblique dark brown lines following scale rows. Lower region of body silvery with horizontal light brown lines. All fins yellowish. Dept range 10-72 m

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