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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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Finally, the captain called out that the boat would make only a few more stops to track down the red snapper that had been evading us.
Red snappers are the most commonly caught snappers in the United States, making up more than 50 percent of the total annual snapper harvest.
The red snapper is a reef-associated fish that uses reef habitat as a resource for both shelter and prey (Ouzts and Szedlmayer, 2003; Szedlmayer and Lee, 2004; Piko and Szedlmayer, 2007; Gallaway et al.
Linear regressions of mean FL and mean TW at age for red snapper aged one to 10 years indicated that only TW was significantly different among sample regions.
Unbeaten in the event, Blonde Snapper ran the jointfastest 450m split of the night (4.
But they shouldn't put all the pressure on the snapper, holder, and kicker.
SNAPPER COLONY 8 ounces red or yellowtail snapper 1 ounce jumbo lump crabmeat 1 ounce sun-dried tomatoes, julienne 1 ounce fresh basil, chiffonade 2 ounces herbs, minced and mixed 3 ounces olive oil 1/4 cup Cruzan rum Key lime beurre blanc 3 shallots, minced 1 cup white wine 1 ounce white vinegar 1 pound unsalted butter, cut into cubes salt and pepper to taste 1 ounce key lime juice
Leonard Cook, 75, of Hill Top, Slaithwaite, is convinced he saw a snapper turtle - common in Canadian fresh waters - when he was fishing in the canal on the Appleyard stretch, near Wellhouse, Golcar.
Auburn University fisheries professor Stephen Szedlmayer recently conducted a study of the diets of red snapper and grey triggerfish taken from artificial reefs and concluded that "artificial reefs are productive environments" for both species.
The Snapper is also great for pruning tall, prickly shrubs such as holly and berberis without getting scratched, and for tidying pond plants without getting wet.
If managed appropriately, the long-term potential red snapper yield has been estimated at close to 30 million pounds per year.