Red Snapper - Lutjanus campechanus (True Snapper)

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Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Red Snapper -  Lutjanus campechanus  (True Snapper)


Gulf of Mexico and Southern US Atlantic


Spring and Summer

Method of Capture:

Hook & Line, Trawl bycatch

Sustainability Consideration:

The stock are considered to very low, despite being primarily captured with hook & line.

Size Range:

1 to 5 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet, mild, yet complex flavor with fine-flaked, juicy texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, grill, bake, braise, serve raw, lightly salt & marinate