Emperor Red Snapper
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Common Name Bourgeois Red Snapper and Bourgeois Fish
Range Indian Ocean and Western Pacific Ocean.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Lutjanidae
Genus Lutjanus
Species L. sebae

The Emperor red snapper, (Lutjanus sebae), also known as the bourgeois red snapper or bourgeois fish, is a snapper that inhabits the shelf waters (depth range 5 - 180 m) of the tropical Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean. It is fished for food and occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a maximum length of 116 cm, and a maximum reported age of 35 years.

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