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red snapper

n.
1. Any of several reddish marine food fishes of the genus Lutjanus, especially L. campechanus of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.
2. A reddish rockfish (Sebastes ruberrimus) of the eastern Pacific Ocean.

red snapper

n
(Animals) any of various marine percoid food fishes of the genus Lutjanus, esp L. blackfordi, having a reddish coloration, common in American coastal regions of the Atlantic: family Lutjanidae (snappers)

red′ snap′per


n.
any of several snappers of the genus Lutjanus, esp. L. campechanus, a large food fish of the Gulf of Mexico.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.red snapper - highly esteemed reddish lean flesh of snapper from Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexicored snapper - highly esteemed reddish lean flesh of snapper from Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexico
Lutjanus blackfordi, red snapper - an esteemed food fish with pinkish red head and body; common in the Atlantic coastal waters of North America and the Gulf of Mexico
snapper - flesh of any of various important food fishes of warm seas
2.red snapper - an esteemed food fish with pinkish red head and body; common in the Atlantic coastal waters of North America and the Gulf of Mexico
snapper - any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters
genus Lutjanus, Lutjanus - type genus of the Lutjanidae: snappers
red snapper - highly esteemed reddish lean flesh of snapper from Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexico
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Brown and others are finding red snappers in places where they haven't before, an indication their range has expanded.
I remember hardly being able to contain myself, eagerly waiting to drop my bait into the depths, where hopefully huge red snappers would be waiting.
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Studies indicate that 90 percent of the mortality of juvenile red snappers is caused by shrimping, with some 35 million still being killed annually.
Little is known about the occurrence and habits of juvenile red snappers or the effects of environmental factors.
It can be a nice way to cool off after a hot morning of pulling up red snappers.
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Early results, we understand, make a mockery out of the government's previous claim that large red snappers are "practically non-existent.
We recognized that the larger red snappers from Louisiana might bias the data; therefore we compared growth for fish from 2 to 10 years of age--a time period when red snapper have demonstrated rapid linear growth (Szedlmayer and Shipp, 1994; Patterson et al.
Now, a new NMFS report on average size claims Gulf red snappers are up from 5.