Profile updated on 3 June 2022
Snappers nei, (multispecies), Red snappers
Kakap merah, Bambangan
This is a multi-species profile for the Lutjanus species (snappers). Snapper are not separated by species in official catch records (same in FAO production dataset) or the fishery evaluations conducted by Indonesia’s Commission for Stock Assessments. The most common species of snappers reported in FMA (WPP) 714 are Emperor red snapper (Lutjanus sebae) and Malabar blood snapper (Lutjanus malabaricus) (Banks 2020). There is as yet no consensus as to the stock structure of these species. There is no consensus yet on the stock structure of these species in Indonesia. This profile may undergo restructuring in the future as new information comes to light. This profile refers to Tolo Bay and Banda Sea (WPP 714) assessment unit.