gray snapper


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Noun1.Gray snapper - found in shallow waters off the coast of Floridagray snapper - found in shallow waters off the coast of Florida
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
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Studies done by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council show that the Apalachicola Bay estuary supports shrimp, red drum, gray snapper, red and gag grouper in various stages of their development.
The main objective of our study was to determine habitat preference and survival rates of common, economically important penaeid shrimps in the presence and absence of the increasingly abundant tropical predator, the gray snapper (Lutjanus griseus).
A gradual shift in the species assemblage occurs south of Cape Canaveral where gray snapper, Lutjanus griseus; lane snapper, L.
Osmo-regulatory capabilities of gray snapper Lutjanus griseus: salinity challenges and field observation.
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Caption: Gray snapper larvae make noises at night that may help them stick together.
For example, Allman and Goetz (2009) and Burton (2001) reported that mean size at age in Gray Snapper (Lutjanus griseus) in Florida increased with distance from the equator, but they invoked major regional differences in exploitation rate as an explanation.
It provides essential habitat for juvenile fish like gray snapper and invertebrates like shrimp, lobster, and stone crabs--all of which wading birds like the roseate spoonbill rely on for survival." Sea grass is also crucial to manatees, sea turtles, and other animals that eat it or consume algae growing on the plant's surfaces.
Among the game-fish species most likely to be affected are flounder, gray snapper, tarpon, bonefish, redfish, and snook.
The mangrove, or gray snapper, is a very aggressive eater, but also great at getting off the hook.
Abstract--Measurements of [sup.18]O/[sup.16]O and [sup.13]C/[sup.12]C ratios in the carbonate of juvenile gray snapper (Lutjanus griseus) sagittal otoliths collected during 2001-2005 from different southern Florida regions indicated significant variations in the ratios between Florida Bay and surrounding areas.
Lastly, the gray snapper that were spawning throughout the summer are moving back inshore because of the cooler temperatures, so keeping a pole spear nearby is a great idea.