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SNAPPER

Lutjanus griseus

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  • SNAPPER

    Spawn June through August. Feed on crustaceans and small fish
  • Appearance:
    Dark brown or gray in color, with red-orange spots in bars along the sides | Two large canine teeth near the front of upper jaw | Young have a dark stripe from snout, through eye, to upper edge of gill cover

    Size:
    Up to 24 inches
  • Habitat:
    Coastal waters near structures such as reefs, mangroves, and seagrass. Juveniles may enter freshwater.