Etelis coruscans, Deepwater longtail red snapper, long-tailed form. Adults inhabit rocky bottoms of the continental shelf and continental slope from

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Etelis coruscans, Deepwater longtail red snapper, long-tailed form. Adults inhabit rocky bottoms of the continental shelf and continental slope from
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Image ID: PR6EDJ
40 to 400 m deep. Highly valued for the quality of its flesh. It's a slow-growing and late to mature, taking an estimated 5 to 6 years to reach maturity. There are two morphs present in this species: long-tailed and short-tailed forms. The caudal-fin length may be sexually dimorphic. From Madagascar