Family Lutjanidae, SNAPPERS - Lutjanus campechanus
Description: color pinkish red over entire body, whitish below; long triangular snout; anal fin sharply pointed; no dark lateral spot.
Similar Fish: vermilion snapper,R. aurorubens.
Where Found: OFFSHORE on the continental shelf, more plentiful off the panhandle than in south or middle Florida.
Size: to 20 pounds.
*Florida Record: 46 lbs., 8 ozs.
Remarks: juveniles occur over sandy or mud bottoms and are often taken in shrimp trawls; adults may live more than 20 years, and attain 35 pounds or more; sexual maturity attained at age 2; spawns June to October; feeds on crustaceans and fish.
DOUBLE EAGLE III
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PM Departs 1:00 pm ~ 5:00 pm
Our two 4 hour trips daily ranging up to 10 miles offshore
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