Description: back and upper sides pinkish red, shading to silvery sides with undulating yellow lines; pectorals pale yellow; back edge of caudal fin blackish; anal fin pointed; no dark lateral spot.
Similar Fish: red snapper, L. campechanus.
Where found: OFFSHORE over rocky ledges in very deep water; most common in south Florida.
Size: usually less than 5 pounds.
*Florida Record: n/a
Remarks: little is known.
* The Florida records quoted are from the Department of Environmental Protection's printed publication, Fishing Lines and are not necessarily the most current ones. The records are provided as only as a benchmark.
[Fish Identification] [Fishing in Indian River County]