mutton snapper


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mutton snapper

n.
An olive-green to reddish snapper (Lutjanus analis) of warm western Atlantic waters, valued as a food and game fish.
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Noun1.mutton snapper - similar to and often marketed as `red snapper'mutton snapper - similar to and often marketed as `red snapper';
snapper - any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters
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And we might see mutton snapper on the flats in those months.
Riley's Hump is a documented spawning site for mutton snapper (Lutjanus analis), and recordings of black grouper, red grouper, and red hind indicate that it is used for reproductive purposes by these species as well.
Five years after the creation of a marine reserve in the Dry Tortugas, just 70 miles from Key West, researchers saw significant increases in the size and abundance of once-overfished species, such as black and red grouper and mutton snapper.
Twelve lutjanids species, including mutton snapper Lutjanus analis (Cuvier 1828), are caught representing about 12.
The dining is a blend of American, Italian, and Cuban recipes specializing in native seafood, including mutton snapper, grouper, and lobster, with choices of two or three entrees.
There's hot reef fishing for mutton snapper, sails and kingfish all up and down the Keys.
Abstract--Genetic structure and average long-term connectivity and effective size of mutton snapper (Lutjanus analis) sampled from offshore localities in the U.
Puerto Rico only) Black, blackfin, vermilion, and silk snapper fishery closure Red, black, tiger, yellowfin, and yellowedge grouper G (3) g fishery closure Lane and mutton snapper fishery closure Traditional months of poor weather Proposed Management Alternative # 1: (Status quo) Closed Closed g Proposed Management Alternative # 2 (a): 6-month closure (1 Oct-30 March) Closed Closed Closed Proposed Management Alternative # 2 (b): 6-month closure (1 Dec-30 May) Closed Closed Closed Proposed Management Alternative # 3: Closed Closed Closed 12-month closure April May June Red hind fishery closure (W.
One moment you may have a school of Spanish mackerel slashing through your chum like silver torpedos, next you may have a 12-pound mutton snapper checking out your offering.