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snapper

 [snap´er]
any of various carnivorous marine fish of the family Lutjanidae found in tropical waters; they are often eaten by humans but sometimes contain ciguatoxin and can cause ciguatera.

snapper

[snap′er]
any of various carnivorous marine fish of the family Lutjanidae found in tropical waters; they are often eaten by humans but sometimes contain ciguatoxin and can cause ciguatera.

snapper

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The renewed red snapper catches will cut most of the multi-million-dollar losses now suffered by the general public and the economy.
Observers collected data during fishing operations on charter boats during 2012 and 2013, working onboard 4 vessels that operated out of home ports between Destin, Florida, and Orange Beach, Alabama, the historical center of for-hire effort in the northern GOM red snapper fishery (SEDAR (5)).
Mississippians are fortunate to have one of the finest red snapper fisheries on the planet.
Red Snapper was founded in London in 1993 and its unique blend of instrumental Afro-jazz, funk and hip-hop has gained the band a reputation for its live performances throughout the world.
Fish on the FDA's "DO NOT EAT" list for sensitive groups such as pregnant women and children because of their high mercury content were sold to customers who had ordered safer fish: tilefish sold as red snapper and halibut in New York City and king mackerel sold as grouper in South Florida.
Cut the pineapple into cubes and cut the red snapper into similar size cubes.
Once a vessel's red snapper quota is reached, for example, the vessel simply targets other reef fish, making red snapper a bycatch species.
Red snapper are at 3 percent of healthy population levels, and they may not survive without the protections scientists recommended.
The tongue louse, believed to be the only creature known to eat and replace the organ of its host, was found poking out from the mouth of a red snapper bought at a shop in south London in June.
Some of the book's recipes are asparagus soup with lemon cream; brown rice and crunchy vegetable salad; pan-roasted red snapper with orange and mango salsa; spa-style chicken with sun-dried tomatoes and watercress; shrimp stir-fry with Chinese cabbage, carrots, and broccoli; and honey vanilla frozen yogurt.
To compare actual mercury measures against data reported by the FDA, the team purchased and assayed samples of six additional types of fish (Chilean sea bass, porgy, red snapper, croaker, cod, and whiting) and two types of shellfish (shrimp and scallops) from central New Jersey markets.
Coleman and her colleagues determined, for example, that recreation accounts for 59 percent of red snapper landings in the Gulf of Mexico and 93 percent of red drum landings in the southern U.