Russell’s snapper

Russell’s snapper

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English name

Russell’s snapper

Persian name

Sorkhoo hasht-khat


  • Body moderately deep.
  • Vomerine teeth a triangular patch with a posterior projection.
  • Dorsal fin with 10 spines and 14 to 15 soft rays.
  • Scale rows above lateral line oblique, those below lateral line horizontal.
  • Pre-dorsal scales beginning behind eyes.
  • A dark blotch above or on lateral line below junction of two parts of dorsal fin.
  • About 8 golden or light brown lines on sides of body.
  • Pelvic and anal fins yellow.
  • Maximum size: 40 cm.


The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
Russell’s snapper

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