Image: Stripey Snapper - Settlement stage
A 22 mm long (SL) preserved settlement stage Stripey Snapper from the Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection (AMS I.41401-144). The white areas of the fish were transparent when it was alive.
- Amanda Hay
- © Australian Museum
The fish was caughtat a depth of between 1 m and 3 m, Researchers Beach, Lizard Island, Queensland on 2 February 2001. Some settlement stage larvae lack lateral stripes.
Quéré, G & Leis, J.M., 2010. Settlement behaviour of larvae of the Stripey Snapper, Lutjanus carponotatus (Teleostei: Lutjanidae) Environmental Biology of Fishes 88: 227-238.