Lane Snapper


Family Lutjanidae, SNAPPERS
Lutjanus synagris

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Description: color silvery-pink to reddish with short, irregular pink and yellow lines on its sides; diffuse black spot, about as large as the eye; the dorsal fin centered above the lateral line; outer margin of caudal fin blackish.

Similar Fish: mutton snapper, L. analis (anal fin rounded in lane snapper, pointed in mutton).

Possession and Size Limits: Included in the 20 reef fish aggregate, 8” TL.

Federal Recreational Season: None

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