Red Snapper

Lutjanus campechanus (True Snapper)

Seafood « Red Snapper

Red Snapper

Range:

Gulf of Mexico and Southern Atlantic US

Seasonality:

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