red snapper

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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
Translations
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