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Common Name(s): Star Snapper
Scientific Name: Lutjanus Stellatus
Local Name(s): [Hk]Peh Tiam, [Hk]Hai Kuey Bu
Precaution: Harmless
Edible: Yes
CNR Time: 1 min

This is an 'uncommon' snapper found in local waters. They are commercially farmed in local and neighbouring waters and escapees find make home in local waters. They are also sold to markets/restaurants as well as fishing ponds for recreation angling.

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Reference: Fishbase, Fishspecies