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Taxonomy Name Lutjanus johnii
Class Osteichthyes
Genus Lutjanus
Family Lutjanidae
DOF Valid Name Jenahak tanda
Common Name Golden snapper, Mangrove snapper, Moses perch, Red mangrove snapper, Snapper
Fish Base Name John's snapper
Local Name Barah-barahan, Ikan merah, Jenahak, Merah, Tabung merah, Tanda-tanda, Tetanda, Ungar
Original author Lutjanus johnii

Body color:

Generally yellow with a bronze to silvery sheen, shading to silvery white on belly and underside of the head. A large black blotch mainly above the lateral line below the anterior dorsal-fin rays

Specific Description:

Body moderately deep. Preopercular notch and knob poorly developed. Caudal fin truncate or slightly emarginate. Scale rows on back parallel to lateral line.