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Lethrinus atlanticus

(Lethrinus atlanticus)

Description

The Atlantic emperor (Lethrinus atlanticus) is a species of fish in the emperor family found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean off the coast of western Africa. In the wild, this species feeds on bottom dwelling invertebrates and grows up to 30 cm at average.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Lethrinidae
Genus:Lethrinus
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