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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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Cubera snapper normally congregate in large numbers in August as they prepare to spawn along specific areas of the natural reefs, deep dropoffs and some artificial reefs.
Mutton snapper rigs consist of a medium to medium heavy conventional or spinning tackle strong enough to turn a 20-pound fish away from the structure it is trying to get to.
Since management began in 1991, red snapper in the northern GOM have been considered a unit stock.
The state also does not know how much time commercial fishermen spend catching snappers particularly in the main Hawaiian Islands.
Recreational red snapper season in Gulf of Mexico federal waters was originally going to be 40 days in 2014.
The coordinator has to pay close attention to every opponents' kicking game, making sure to identify the regular kickers, snappers, holders, etc.
color) UCLA's Jeff Grau, one of the country's top long snappers, has snapped every field goal and extra point the past four seasons.
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The habitat of juvenile deepwater snappers was recently documented by Jeffrey J.
We're seeing more snappers reaching that crucial, and dramatic, point at which their egg production ramps up.