Humpback red snapper

Juveniles of this species have a blue tinge to their coloration, but as they mature they grown in body height and this changes to more of a red color. They can be found on coral and rock reefs, where they prey on organisms such as fish, crustaceans, and invertebrates.

Scientific Name
Lutjanus gibbus
Order: Perciformes, Family: Lutjanidae
South of Chiba Prefecture, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean