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Common Name(s): Crimson Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Erythropterus
Local Name(s): [Md]红鸡(Hong2 Ji1), [Hk]Ang Kuey, [My]Ikan Merah
Precaution: Harmless
Edible: Yes
CNR Time: 1 min

Note: The crimson snapper is often mis-identified for Malabar Blood Snapper.

"The locally common Crimson Snapper (Lutjanus erythropterus) differs in having a smaller head and smaller jaws (shorter than height of caudal peduncle between bases of last dorsal and anal rays). " (From RMBR)


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