SNAPPER MUTTON (Lutjanus analis)

A big mutton snapper caught in Florida Keys

A nice mutton snapper caught in Florida

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The mutton snapper (Lutjanus analis) is a fish of the Lutjanidae family. This bottom fish can n be found from North Carolina to South America (Brazil).
They prefer low-relief reef structure searching for fishes, shrimps, crabs, squid, and snails. This snapper can generally be found in deeper 60 to 250 feet or deeper.

DISTRIBUTION: Atlantic Ocean
MAX SIZE: 30 lb / 14 kg
MAX LENGTH: 39 inch / 100 cm
MAX AGE: Unknown

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