Definition of red snapper in English:

red snapper

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  • A reddish marine fish which is of commercial value as a food fish, in particular:
    • a tropical fish of the snapper family (genus Lutjanus, family Lutjanidae).a North Pacific rockfish (Sebastes ruberrimus, family Scorpaenidae).
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    • Species currently threatened by overfishing include the Atlantic cod, the black sea bass, the red snapper, and some sharks.
    • After that came a variety of fish, from red snappers to barracuda - around 13 different species in the space of two hours.
    • On this evening it featured a whole red snapper, tuna, salmon, enormous shrimp and sea bass.

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