Has a mesh-like pattern on its back.
|Scientific name||Lutjanus decussatus|
|English name||Checkered snapper|
|Classification details||Perciformes Lutjanidae|
|Full length||about 40cm|
|Distribution||Warm waters of the Pacific Ocean.|
Snapper with a brown mesh pattern on its back. The shape of the mesh is a long rectangle. The body color is white, pale brown, or pink, and there are reddish-brown horizontal streaks on the belly. There is a black spot at the base of the caudal fin.
Inhabits shallow coral reefs and reefs in warm waters. It preys on small crustaceans.
I took a picture of him swimming alone in a coral reef. It was swimming along the coral reef, and the mesh pattern was conspicuous. When I got a little closer, it folded its fins and swam away.
Introducing a picture of Checkered snapper.