African red snapper
soft rays: 8. Maxilla extending nearly to mid-eye level. Preopercular notch and knob weak. Pectoral fins of adults not reaching level of anus. Scale rows on back parallel to lateral line. Reddish brown to slightly orange on back and upper sides, grading to whitish on lower sides and belly. Tips of pelvic fins very dark. Juveniles with a series of about 6 to 8 vertical rows of small white spots or narrow bars on side.