Red Snapper
Red Snapper: Lutjanus campechanus

Color pinkish red over entire body, whitish below
Long triangular snout
Anal fin is sharply pointed
No dark lateral spot
Red eye

Juvenile red snapper occur over sandy or mud bottoms.

Red snapper feed on crustaceans and fish.

Additional Information
State Record: 46 lb 8 oz, caught near Destin

Sexual maturity is attained at age 2.

Fishing Tips and Facts: Snappers will take soft-bodied jigs, bucktails and spoons.

Adult red snapper may live more than 20 years and attain 35 pounds or more.
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