This fish specimen was found off the shore of Papua New Guinea. It was originally classified as "Mesoprion flavirosea", but has been reclassified as "Lutjanus rufolineatus" Otherwise known as the Common Snapper. This particular specimen appears to be a juvenile.
Classification type status
13 Nov 1911
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