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Lutjanus campechanus

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    Spawn from June to October. Sexual maturity is attained at age 2. Adults can live more than 20 years, possibly even up to 60 years. Feed on crustaceans and fish.
  • Appearance:
    The body is pinkish red in color, fading to a white belly | Red Eye | Rear of anal fin pointed | No dark spots on their sides in adults

    Up to 36 inches
  • Habitat:
    Offshore near structure. Juveniles are found over sand or mud bottoms.

    Fun Fish Facts:
    State Record: 46lb 8oz, caught near Destin. Snappers will take soft-bodies jigs, bucktails and spoons.