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Red snapper, whole fish

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What is red snapper, whole fish?

Red snapper are a prized food fish and are caught commercially , as well as recreationally. Commercially, they are caught on multi-hook gear with electric reels, as gill netting has been banned in the Gulf of Mexico, from which most of the commercial harvest comes.

Snapper constitute a major industry in the Gulf of Mexico , however recent changes in the quota system for commercial Snapper fishermen in the Gulf have made the fish less commercially viable. The red snapper is known as a very tasty fish.

whole red snapper fish

Red snapper will eat almost anything, but prefer small fish and crustaceans. They can be caught on live bait as well as cut bait, and will also take artificial lures, but with less vigor. They are commonly caught up to 10 lb (4.5 kg) and 20 inches (50 cm) in length, however there have been fish taken over 40 lb (18 kg).


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size oz (85g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 85Calories from Fat 10
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 54mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0.0
Protein 17.4g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 3% Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Food group

Red snapper, whole fish is a member of the Finfish and Shellfish Products US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.

How much does red snapper, whole fish weigh?

Amount Weight
1 fillet 218 grams
3 ounce 85 grams

Finfish and Shellfish Products

In Chinese:红鲷鱼,整条鱼
British (UK) term:
en français:vivaneau rouge, poisson entier
en español:pargo, pescado entero

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